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Jessie Aaron (Florida, 1887-1979) Carved Root Animal

Auction:
3167B
Lot:
61
Sold for:
$984$800

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

Description:

Jessie Aaron (Florida, 1887-1979)

Carved Root Animal
Unsigned.
Oak, bone, and acorn, lg. 21 in.
The stylized creature with acorn eyes and rear legs fashioned from a rib bone.

Provenance: Acquired from the Aaron family; Luise Ross American Art, New York, 1986.

Literature: Patricia Malarcher, "Newark: Inside the 'Outsider' Art," New York Times, March 2, 1986.

Exhibitions: Black American Folk Art, Robeson Center Gallery, Rutgers University, February 2, 1986 - March 11, 1986.
The Marvill Collection
Estimate $800-1,200


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New York Times, Jessie Aaron, Luise Ross, Patricia Malarcher, Acorn Computers, Geography of New Jersey, New Jersey, Newark, New Jersey, Rutgers University, Newark

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