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3167B Boston
November 3, 2018 10:00AMCalender

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

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


Jessie Aaron (Florida, 1887-1979)

Carved Root Animal
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, Luise Ross, Patricia Malarcher, Jessie Aaron, Newark