Thursday, February 18, 2010

Unusual Portrait Head

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HERE’S AN UNUSUAL CARVED BURL WOOD FOLK ART BUST of a man with a bowler hat. This carving has a unique approach, almost an exaggerated caricature. It has an African American look, similar to a minstrel player. I am guess 1920s -1930s, but I have not been able to examine it. You can see it here.

2 comments:

Red-SSR said...

WOW! I love this sculpture...Gary

Mohka.co.uk said...

Love the eyes - so lifelike!

Ruan @ Mohka

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