19 January 2007,
Price realised USD 2,400
USD 1,200 - USD 1,500
A CARVED WOODEN SONGBIRD
First Quarter 20th Century
With relief wing carving and tack eyes, lacking stand
Two coats of paint, extensive shrinkage on second coat revealing the original on much of the carving. Structurally very good.
5¼ in. high
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This lot is offered without reserve.
Purchased from Adele Earnest
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