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Folk Art Carving of Abraham Lincoln

Auction:
3307M
Lot:
314
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3307M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
November 02, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Folk Art Carving of Abraham Lincoln, possibly North Carolina, late 19th century, the standing figure wears a stovepipe hat and black vested suit, with his hands in his pockets, on a carved tripod branch base carved with serpents and a frog in relief, original surface, old shrinkage crack, ht. 42 3/4 in.

Note: Found in Asheville, North Carolina, in 1992. It is thought that the figure was carved by an African American out of mimosa or willow wood.
Estimate $3,000-5,000


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