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SOUTHERN FOLK ART PAINTED WOOD AND SHEET-IRON WHIRLIGIG
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Description
SOUTHERN FOLK ART PAINTED WOOD AND SHEET-IRON WHIRLIGIG, depicting an African American fisherman with wooden head and torso, and applied sheet-iron arms holding a fishing pole, situated in a sheet-iron boat, with line and hook attached to a painted wooden fish with sheet-iron fin, all situated in a sheet-iron wave-like setting, six-blade sheet-iron baffle turns shaft making figures move. Retains an old, likely original polychrome painted surface. Circa 1920. 10" HOA, 20 1/4" LOA.
Provenance: Discovered in North Carolina.
Condition
Very good overall as-found condition, old repair to secure body to the boat, and with expected weathering and wear.
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SOUTHERN FOLK ART PAINTED WOOD AND SHEET-IRON WHIRLIGIG

Estimate $400 - $600
Jun 25, 2022
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Starting Price $200
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2133: SOUTHERN FOLK ART PAINTED WOOD AND SHEET-IRON WHIRLIGIG

Sold for $600
13 Bids
Est. $400 - $600Starting Price $200
Premier Americana Session 2
Jun 25, 2022 9:00 AM EDT
Buyer's Premium 24%

Lot 2133 Details

Description
...
SOUTHERN FOLK ART PAINTED WOOD AND SHEET-IRON WHIRLIGIG, depicting an African American fisherman with wooden head and torso, and applied sheet-iron arms holding a fishing pole, situated in a sheet-iron boat, with line and hook attached to a painted wooden fish with sheet-iron fin, all situated in a sheet-iron wave-like setting, six-blade sheet-iron baffle turns shaft making figures move. Retains an old, likely original polychrome painted surface. Circa 1920. 10" HOA, 20 1/4" LOA.
Provenance: Discovered in North Carolina.
Condition
...
Very good overall as-found condition, old repair to secure body to the boat, and with expected weathering and wear.

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