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Pair Americana Folk Art Figural Wall Plaques

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Pair Americana Folk Art Figural Wall Plaques

Lot 0376 Details

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American, last quarter 19th century. A pair of 19th century American Folk Art polychromed carved wood wall plaques depicting the heads of African American men bearing their teeth, their heads mounted to simulated log crests reminiscent of Black Forest plaques, one with inscription "Ebenssee 1886", the other with indistinct inscription "...25 Juli'. Each overall approximately 6.25" x 5.5" x 4". Note: Heads reminiscent of figural renderings of the Ejagham peoples of Africa (sometimes called Ekoi peoples).
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Pair Americana Folk Art Figural Wall Plaques

Estimate $300 - $500
Oct 15, 2016
Starting Price $150
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0376: Pair Americana Folk Art Figural Wall Plaques

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Est. $300 - $500Starting Price $150
Autumn Noteworthy Collections (Session 2)
Sat, Oct 15, 2016 11:00 AM
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Lot 0376 Details

Description
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American, last quarter 19th century. A pair of 19th century American Folk Art polychromed carved wood wall plaques depicting the heads of African American men bearing their teeth, their heads mounted to simulated log crests reminiscent of Black Forest plaques, one with inscription "Ebenssee 1886", the other with indistinct inscription "...25 Juli'. Each overall approximately 6.25" x 5.5" x 4". Note: Heads reminiscent of figural renderings of the Ejagham peoples of Africa (sometimes called Ekoi peoples).
Condition
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Prior to bidding, please consult the additional photos provided and ask all pertinent questions (i.e. condition, size, etc.). Packing and shipping is the responsibility of the buyer, please see our website for a list of shipping companies. For a condition report, please email Condition@AandOauctions.com. For additional photos, please email Photos@AandOauctions.com.

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