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Carved and Painted Carousel Figure of a Giraffe

Auction:
3080B
Lot:
94
Sold for:
$61,500$50,000

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3080B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 03, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Carved and Painted Carousel Figure of a Giraffe, attributed to Daniel Muller at the Dentzel Company, Philadelphia, late 19th century, original painted surface, ht. 66, lg. 41 1/2 in.

Provenance: Wayne Pratt; The American Folk Art Collection of Helen and Steven Kellogg, Northeast Auctions, August 6, 2011, Lot 567; to a private Massachusetts collection from the above.

Literature: The Art of the Carousel, by Charlotte Dinger, p. 64, shows similar examples.
Estimate $50,000-75,000


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Dentzel Company, Daniel Muller, Steven Kellogg, Wayne Pratt, Charlotte Dinger, Philadelphia, Carousel

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