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Lot 0075
A crisply carved, expressive Carved Wooden (half) Horse Head in its original painted surface, dating c. 1900 or perhaps a bit earlier. This horse has character! Not sure if it was a wall mounting from a carousel or if it was meant to stand alone; there is a notch at the bottom of the neck leading me to suspect that it fit into something. The back side is flat and as weathered as the front side. Original painted surface (the green on the bridal is great!). The detail in the carving is amazing and. You can almost feel the fire in his/her eyes, not to mention the bite of the teeth. The horse head itself is 17” high and 12” wide; on the custom metal stand (included) it is 20 ½” tall. Very fine condition with only some minor bumping/rubbing on the deeply carved mane and face; the nostril/mouth is separate from the rest of the head and I do not know if it was carved that way or if it split and was re-attached.

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    Carved Wooden Horse Head w/ Original Surface, c. 1900

    Estimate $1,100 - $1,500Sep 18, 2018
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    Ships from verified Jasper52 seller #31026 in Massachusetts
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    Auction Curated By:
    Clifford Wallach
    Tramp Art, Folk Art & Americana Expert
    101 Avenue of the Americas
    Suite 900
    New York, NY 10013
    United States
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