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The Village People

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Origin United States, Vermont
Period 1900-1919
Materials white pine with a warm aged patina
Dimensions
H. 11 in;
H. 27.94 cm;
Creation Date 1910
Description These beautifully carved reductive figures represent several “village people.” The maker is clearly displaying his carving skills with no desire to embellish his work with paint. This grouping is from the Strong Museum, Rochester, New York.
For other pieces by the same hand please refer to Robert Bishop, American Folk Sculpture (Dutton, 1974), pages 196–197; Northeast Auctions, The Collection of Susan and Raymond Egan, August 5, 2006, lots #801 and #871; Christie’s Auctions, Collection of Kendra and Allan Daniel, January 20, 2001, lot #639.
Styles / Movements Americana, Folk Art
Book References Robert Bishop, American Folk Sculpture (Dutton, 1974), pages 196–197
Catalog References Northeast Auctions, The Collection of Susan and Raymond Egan, August 5, 2006, lots #801 and #871; Christie’s Auctions, Collection of Kendra and Allan Daniel, January 20, 2001, lot #639.
Incollect Reference Number 102158
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