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Folk Art Carved Wooden Head of a Man

Auction:
3120T
Lot:
1013
Sold for:
$861$700

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3120T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 06, 2018 12:00PM

Description:

Folk Art Carved Wooden Head of a Man, 19th century, carved from two joined wooden segments, the head mounted on a black painted turned wooden stand, (losses), ht. 14 1/2 in.

Provenance: Skinner, August 14, 2005, Lot 138, to a private Massachusetts collection.
Estimate $400-600

two halves separated but stable, old worn losses, paint loss to base


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.

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Archival science, Collections care, Culture, Evidence law, Humanities, Museology, Scientific method, Terminology

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