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Carved and Painted Wood Whistling Man Toy

Auction:
3023T
Lot:
1016
Sold for:
$369$300

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3023T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 04, 2017 12:00PM

Description:

Carved and Painted Wood Whistling Man Toy, late 19th century, carved wooden head with integral whistle, carved hands and feet attached to a cloth body dressed in brown and red overcoat with checked trousers, (imperfections), ht. 19 in.
Estimate $600-800

Stockinet hat degraded, overcoat soiled, trousers worn.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Oral communication, Vocal music, Whistling

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