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3121M Marlborough
August 12, 2018 10:00 AMCalender

Carved "Debborah" Figure

Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3121M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: August 12, 2018 10:00AM


Carved "Debborah" Figure, 19th century, the figure holding a bird, carved from a single block of pine with fine details on face and clothing, mounted on a pine base, ht. 9 1/8 in.

Provenance: Leda Roberts, New Preston, Connecticut, September 8, 1979.

Exhibitions: Painters of Record: William Murray and His School, Museum of American Folk Art, New York, December 6, 1990-March 3, 1991; Albany Institute of History & Art, April 1, 1991-May 27, 1991; Empire State Mosaic, Folk Art of New York, Fennimore Museum, New York State Historical Association, Cooperstown, New York, April 1-December 31, 1999.

Note: The census index for 1800 shows an Isaac Schultz living in Orange County, New York.
The Arthur & Sybil Kern Collection of American Folk Art
Estimate $600-800

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William Murray, Leda Roberts, Sybil Kern, New Preston