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Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
3167B Boston
November 3, 2018 10:00AMCalender

Carved and Painted Pine Clothed Black Man Ventriloquist Dummy

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


Carved and Painted Pine Clothed Black Man Ventriloquist Dummy, America, c. 1880-90, moveable lower lip and eyes, with black yarn hair, painted facial features and blue eyes, dressed in a wool coat and pants and a collared shirt with tie, (imperfections and wear), ht. 38 1/2 in.

Provenance: Kronen Gallery, New York, 1975.
The Marvill Collection
Estimate $1,500-2,500

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Comics, Entertainment, Fiction, Military uniform, Ventriloquism, Ventriloquist, Wool