Lot 5064: AMERICAN CARVED AND POLYCHROME-PAINTED WOODEN FIGURE OF LADY LIBERTY, LATE 19TH OR EARLY 20TH CENTURY |
January 21, 2017
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: holding a metal flag, on a base.
Wear and minor paint losses commensurate with age, loss and age cracks to the base, 1 inch pieced repair on the proper right side of the base.
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Dimensions: Height to top of flag 17 in.
Exhibited: New York, American Folk Art Museum, Liberties with Liberty, February 25 - May 18, 1986.
Literature: Frances McQueeney-Jones Mascolo, "Beyond Tradition: A Folk Art Collection in New Hampshire," Antiques & Fine Art, vol. VII, issue 2, Summer/Autumn 2006, p. 138.