Lot 1170

SHENANDOAH VALLEY OF VIRGINIA FOLK ART CARVED AND PAINTED BIRD / DISTELFINK

Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000
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SHENANDOAH VALLEY OF VIRGINIA FOLK ART CARVED AND PAINTED BIRD / DISTELFINK, solid hardwood body, probably walnut, with well delineated feathers, grooved tail, and downward turned head with tack eyes. Original chrome-yellow and light green over gesso painted surface. Raised on original walnut legs and base with excellent oxidation. Probably Augusta Co., VA. Mid 19th century. 4 7/8" HOA, 6 1/2" L.

Condition

Fine original condition with some expected flaking and wear to paint. 

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The important collection of H. Marshall Goodman Jr., Richmond, VA.
Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates, 6/20/2015, lot 351.
Discovered at a 2015 auction of a Verona, VA estate.