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Carved and Painted Black Man Carnival Target

Auction:
3167B
Lot:
15
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3167B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 03, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Carved and Painted Black Man Carnival Target, 19th century, with carved head and facial features, the head hinged and tips backward when struck, (imperfections), ht. 21 3/4 in., with custom stand.
The Marvill Collection
Estimate $1,000-1,500

signs of use, old insect holes, missing elements


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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Carnival, Parades, Street culture

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