Carved and Painted Pine Figure of an African American Man, reportedly New Orleans, early 19th century, possibly depicting a slave, with glass eyes, carved features, inlaid teeth, and bracelets on his wrists, in a confident posture, on custom stand, (imperfections), overall ht. 57 in.
Provenance: James Kronen, New York, 1974.
The Marvill Collection
minor chips and losses, lacks feet, shrinkage cracks to torso.
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