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Carved and Painted Automaton of a Boy Playing the Banjo

Auction:
3220M
Lot:
272
Sold for:
$3,567$2,900

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Auction:
Discovery - 3220M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
March 14, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Carved and Painted Automaton of a Boy Playing the Banjo, (losses), ht. 23 in.
Estimate $300-500

piece exhibits significant losses and tattering to the clothing, one leg detached but held together in pants, wear to the tips of the fingers and toes, banjo playing arm detached, but the piece is in working order.


Items may have wear and tear, imperfections, or the effects of aging. Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

African-American music, Automaton, Banjo, Bluegrass music, Musical instruments

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