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b. 1899 - d. 1971

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          • 8 Carew Rice Silhouette Glass Tumblers
            Jan. 27, 2024

            8 Carew Rice Silhouette Glass Tumblers

            Est: $100 - $200

            Carew Rice (South Carolina, 1899-1971), set of eight glass tumblers, each with silhouette scene featuring Lowcountry South Carolina figures in landscapes and engaged in various activities, each signed "Carew Rice" in lower corner; approx. 5 5/8"H, 2 3/4" dia.; good condition

            Ivy Auctions
          • Carew Rice pair of silhouettes
            Oct. 05, 2023

            Carew Rice pair of silhouettes

            Est: $400 - $600

            Carew Rice (South Carolina 1899-1971), pair of silhouettes of a man with garden hoe and woman with pipe and basket, frames - 8 1/4" x 6". Provenance: The Collection of Dr. Garrett I. & Bonnie Long, Romney, West Virginia. Competitive in-house shipping is available for this lot.

            Pook & Pook Inc.
          • 1938 Carew Rice Hand Cut Silhouette
            Sep. 29, 2023

            1938 Carew Rice Hand Cut Silhouette

            Est: $500 - $1,000

            1938 Carew Rice (SC 1899-1971) hand cut silhouette "Still" in the Carolina Swamp", inscribed to Ralph Nading Hill, framed, some foxing, silhouette cut size 5" x 6 1/2", overall with frame 14 1/2" x 16"

            Merrill's Auctioneers & Appraisers
          • Three Carew Rice Silhouettes
            May. 19, 2023

            Three Carew Rice Silhouettes

            Est: $1,000 - $1,200

            (American/South Carolina, 1899-1971) Three Silhouettes: Sprite, Wildfall, Kitty, 1946, all signed lower right "Carew Rice", site 6 x 4 each; black frames, 7-1/4 x 5-1/4 in. Provenance: Private Collection, Washington, D. C.

            Brunk Auctions
          • 1969, CAREW RICE SILHOUETTE SAT'DAY (SATURDAY)NIGHT
            May. 06, 2023

            1969, CAREW RICE SILHOUETTE SAT'DAY (SATURDAY)NIGHT

            Est: -

            FRAMED UNDER GLASS, APPROX. 12" X 9.5" TALL

            Lakelands Auction Service
          • CAREW RICE (SC, 1899-1971) SILHOUETTE
            May. 03, 2023

            CAREW RICE (SC, 1899-1971) SILHOUETTE

            Est: $200 - $300

            "Ain't Love Grand!", cut paper silhouette, signed and dated 1950 lower right, stamped 'Carew Rice, Wiggins Road, Green Pond, S.C.' verso, depicting a sailor and young woman kissing, artwork is accompanied by a note presenting this piece as a 'thank you' gift from 'Beta', unframed, 6" x 4". Toned.

            Thomaston Place Auction Galleries
          • Carew Rice
            Feb. 04, 2023

            Carew Rice

            Est: $800 - $1,200

            (American/South Carolina, 1899-1971) In the South Carolina rice field, Low Country TRUNK", signed "Carew Rice", cut paper silhouette, image 13 x 10 in., mounted on card stock, 20 x 15-1/4 in. Provenance: Private North Carolina Collection so/art

            Brunk Auctions
          • Carew Rice
            Feb. 04, 2023

            Carew Rice

            Est: $800 - $1,200

            (American/South Carolina, 1899-1971) In the South Carolina Low Country, signed "Carew Rice", cut paper silhouette, image 13 x 10 in., mounted on card stock, 20 x 15-1/4 in. Provenance: Private North Carolina Collection so/art

            Brunk Auctions
          • Carew Rice
            Feb. 04, 2023

            Carew Rice

            Est: $3,000 - $5,000

            (American/South Carolina, 1899-1971) Fishing on the South Carolina Low Country Rice field bank, signed "Carew Rice", cut paper silhouette, image 13 x 20 in., mounted on card stock, 22 x 28 in. Note: Accompanied by a 1962 article from "The News and Courier", Charleston, South Carolina, paying tribute to Carew Rice Provenance: Private North Carolina Collection so/art

            Brunk Auctions
          • CAREW RICE 1966 WATERMILLION TIEF PRINT SIGNED
            Jan. 29, 2023

            CAREW RICE 1966 WATERMILLION TIEF PRINT SIGNED

            Est: $200 - $300

            Carew Rice 1966 Watermillion Tief Print Professionally framed and matted. Measures 10 1/2"x14 1/2"x1". PROVENANCE: A Private Charleston SC Estate.

            Charleston Estate Auctions
          • Carew Rice
            Jan. 28, 2023

            Carew Rice

            Est: $500 - $800

            (South Carolina, 1899-1971) Uncommon style original cutout silhouette titled, Gillespie Home Near Hartsville, SC. signed Carew Rice and with the date of 1953. Very nicely rendered example capturing the home with moon and star in the sky above amongst oak and evergreen tree. H6 1/2" W5" (silhouette only) Framed: H15" W11 5/8"

            Wooten & Wooten Auctioneers
          • 6 CAREW RICE SILHOUETTES
            Jan. 28, 2023

            6 CAREW RICE SILHOUETTES

            Est: $400 - $450

            Group of six (6) Carew Rice (South Carolina, 1899-1971) silhouettes on card stock, all signed, with varying dates and titles. Includes two (2) male profile silhouettes of the same sitter dated 1969, one (1) female profile silhouette dated "1955," housed in a paper portfolio, one (1) image of a cat titled "Meyow!" dated "1967," one (1) image of young lovers titled "Aint Love Grand", and one (1) landscape image with two deer in a forest with mossy trees., housed in a contemporary gilt frame. Ranging in size from 5 3/4" H x 4 1/4" W to 8 1/4" H x 5" W. Biography: Carew Rice is known as one of America's leading silhouette artists. His artistic training began at the University of Chattanooga where he is said to have taken an art course as an elective. Prompted by a professor's comment that most people identify their friends by profiles, Rice began cutting silhouettes of his friends. Rice is most commonly associated with South Carolina, where he born, and where he later became a folk-singer and story-teller in addition to creating intricate silhouette portraits and landscapes of Lowcountry landscapes. His figurative silhouettes were eagerly sought by Charleston society and collectors throughout the world during his lifetime. He died at his home, Brick House Plantation, in South Carolina in 1971.

            Case Antiques, Inc. Auctions & Appraisals
          • Carew Rice, Nine Silhouettes
            Nov. 12, 2022

            Carew Rice, Nine Silhouettes

            Est: $200 - $300

            (American/South Carolina, 1899-1971) Self Portrait, signed "Carew Rice", and 8 untitled, paper silhouettes, largest 10-3/4 x 6-7/8, smallest 6 x 4 in. Provenance: Private Collection, Greer, South Carolina

            Brunk Auctions
          • Carew Rice
            Nov. 12, 2022

            Carew Rice

            Est: $400 - $600

            (American/South Carolina, 1899-1971) Mexie (Dog), signed lower right "Carew Rice", silhouette, 2 x 3 in.; black frame 8 x 9-1/2 in. Provenance: Private Collection

            Brunk Auctions
          • Carew Rice
            Nov. 12, 2022

            Carew Rice

            Est: $600 - $800

            (American/South Carolina, 1899-1971) Fisherman, signed lower right "Carew Rice '94", silhouette, 5 x 3-1/4 in.; black frame 10 x 17-3/4 in. Provenance: Private Collection

            Brunk Auctions
          • VINTAGE CAREW RICE 1969 AH SHO IS GLAD SILHOUETTE PRINT
            Nov. 06, 2022

            VINTAGE CAREW RICE 1969 AH SHO IS GLAD SILHOUETTE PRINT

            Est: $125 - $175

            Carew Rice Silhouette Print, "Ah Sho is glad Ah Aint Look Like Dat!". Titled, signed, and dated 1969 below image. Framed and matted in frame measures 12 3/4"x11 1/4x1/2". Weight 1 pd 9 oz. PROVENANCE: a Charleston SC Private Estate.

            Charleston Estate Auctions
          • VINTAGE CAREW RICE 1969 AH SHO IS GLAD SILHOUETTE PRINT
            Oct. 02, 2022

            VINTAGE CAREW RICE 1969 AH SHO IS GLAD SILHOUETTE PRINT

            Est: $125 - $175

            Carew Rice Silhouette Print, "Ah Sho is glad Ah Aint Look Like Dat!". Titled, signed, and dated 1969 below image. Framed and matted in frame measures 12 3/4"x11 1/4x1/2". Weight 1 pd 9 oz. PROVENANCE: a Charleston SC Private Estate.

            Charleston Estate Auctions
          • Carew Rice
            Sep. 17, 2022

            Carew Rice

            Est: $400 - $600

            (South Carolina, 1899-1971) Original cutout silhouette of rabbit hunter with his hounds in the Southern lowcountry swamp. Signed in the work lower right CR. Good overall condition throughout. H7 W5" without frame Sold from the collection of an Upcountry, South Carolina gentleman.

            Wooten & Wooten Auctioneers
          • Eleven Carew Rice Silhouettes
            Sep. 17, 2022

            Eleven Carew Rice Silhouettes

            Est: $400 - $600

            (American/South Carolina, 1899 - 1971) The King of African Jungles, S.C. Low Country, In Brownie Land, On the Mice Field Bank, Harbor Mouth, On S.C. Coast, In Sea Islands of S.C., Florida, 3 Untitled, signed Carew Rice, eleven paper silhouettes, largest 7-1/2 x 3-1/8 in.; smallest 1-7/8 x 3-1/8 in. Provenance: Private Collection, Greer, South Carolina

            Brunk Auctions
          • Carew Rice, Two Landscapes
            Sep. 17, 2022

            Carew Rice, Two Landscapes

            Est: $400 - $600

            (American/South Carolina, 1899-1971) Two landscapes: Lotus River, in SC Low Country, signed "Carew Rice", paper silhouette, 6 x 4 in. Provenance: Private Collection, Greer, South Carolina

            Brunk Auctions
          • Carew Rice, Nine Silhouettes
            Sep. 17, 2022

            Carew Rice, Nine Silhouettes

            Est: $400 - $600

            (American/South Carolina, 1899-1971) Self Portrait, signed "Carew Rice", and 8 untitled, paper silhouettes, largest 10-3/4 x 6-7/8, smallest 6 x 4 in. Provenance: Private Collection, Greer, South Carolina

            Brunk Auctions
          • Carew Rice Black Silhouette Lemonade Set
            Jun. 11, 2022

            Carew Rice Black Silhouette Lemonade Set

            Est: $300 - $400

            Set Of 7 Carew Rice Black Silhouette Drinking Glasses With Lemonade Pitcher. Carew Rice (American, 1899-1971). Rice is famous for his traditional South Carolina silhouettes, capturing the life & times during the 20th century in the low country. Silhouettes include a church scene, boys fishing, picking watermelon, still operation, daily life & more. 5.5" H x 2.7" diameter at mouth. Pitcher 10 1/8" tall. Good condition exhibits minor scuffs. Iconic scissor logo on each.

            Gulfcoast Coin and Jewelry
          • Carew Rice
            Jun. 04, 2022

            Carew Rice

            Est: $1,000 - $2,000

            (South Carolina, 1899-1971) Original cutout silhouette of whitetail deer in the Carolina lowcountry. Signed lower right in the work. Some yellowing but overall good condition. W 13 5/8" H 10 3/4" framed size Sold from the collection of Mary Wooten DuPont of Camden, South Carolina.

            Wooten & Wooten Auctioneers
          • Carew Rice
            Jun. 04, 2022

            Carew Rice

            Est: $1,000 - $2,000

            (South Carolina, 1899-1971) Original cutout silhouette of African American hunters in the Carolina lowcountry with horse and hound dog. Signed lower right in the work. Some yellowing but overall good condition. Framed: H10 3/4" W13 3/4" Sold from the collection of Mary Wooten DuPont of Camden, South Carolina.

            Wooten & Wooten Auctioneers
          • Carew Rice
            Mar. 26, 2022

            Carew Rice

            Est: $1,000 - $2,000

            (South Carolina, 1899-1971) Original Lowcountry South Carolina cutout silhouette titled, "Digging Bait on the Ricefield Bank South Carolina Low Country." Signed and dated 1958 lower right. Good overall condition with some slight yellowing consistent with age. H11" W6 1/2" (without mat and frame) Sold from the collection of Mary Wooten DuPont, Camden, South Carolina.

            Wooten & Wooten Auctioneers
          • Carew Rice
            Mar. 26, 2022

            Carew Rice

            Est: $1,000 - $2,000

            (South Carolina, 1899-1971) Original lowcountry cutout silhouette titled lower left in pencil, "Fishing in the South Carolina Low Country." Signed lower right and dated 1960. Good overall condition. H13 1/2" W10 1/2" (without mat and frame) Sold from the collection of Mary Wooten DuPont, Camden, South Carolina.

            Wooten & Wooten Auctioneers
          • Carew Rice
            Mar. 26, 2022

            Carew Rice

            Est: $1,000 - $2,000

            (South Carolina, 1899-1971) Original lowcountry cutout silhouette of African American farmers under moss laden live oak with herring in the foreground. Signed in the cutout lower right. Good overall condition. H12 1/2" W10" (without mat and frame) Sold from the collection of Mary Wooten DuPont, Camden, South Carolina.

            Wooten & Wooten Auctioneers
          • Carew Rice Silhouette Print
            Dec. 04, 2021

            Carew Rice Silhouette Print

            Est: $40 - $60

            Carew Rice (South Carolina, 1899-1971) silhouette print, "Wild Fowl A Rising! / S. C. Low Country", under glass in black wood frame; 9 1/4"W x 12"H

            Ivy Auctions
          • CAREW RICE NINER FUM CA'LINA
            Oct. 24, 2021

            CAREW RICE NINER FUM CA'LINA

            Est: $75 - $125

            Vintage 1964 Print by Carew Rice. "Niner Fum Ca'lina". Measures 15 1/2"x12 1/2"x1". Weight 2 pds. PROVENANCE: A Private Charleston SC Estate

            Charleston Estate Auctions
          • Silhouettes, by Rice and Bennett (3pcs)
            Sep. 16, 2021

            Silhouettes, by Rice and Bennett (3pcs)

            Est: $100 - $200

            Silhouettes, by Rice and Bennett Carew Rice (South Carolina, 1899-1971), and Frances Bennett (mid 20th century) PROFILE PORTRAITS OF CHILDREN, each similarly framed, signed & dated 1964, 1967 and 1969; framed H7 3/4" W5 3/4" (3pcs) Provenance: Southern collection

            Charlton Hall
          • Carew Rice (4pcs)
            Sep. 16, 2021

            Carew Rice (4pcs)

            Est: $500 - $900

            Carew Rice (South Carolina, 1899-1971) IN THE SOUTH CAROLINA LOWCOUNTRY RICEFIELD, 1966 handcut silhouette, framed, signed, titled & dated sight H6 1/2" W9 5/8" accompanied by two cut-velvet examples: WILDFOWL IN SOUTH CAROLINA LOWCOUNTRY and INLET, framed; and author-signed book: A SELECTION OF SONGS & SCISSOR-CUT SILHOUETTE LOWCOUNTRY ARTISTRY. (4pcs) Provenance: Private collection

            Charlton Hall
          • Carew Rice
            Sep. 04, 2021

            Carew Rice

            Est: $1,000 - $2,000

            (South Carolina, 1899-1971) Original cutout silhouette featuring a young man at play with a large rabbit holding an egg with a smaller rabbit atop the egg, likely an Easter commission. Signed lower right and with an early date of 1934. Full margins, unframed. H9 " W6 1/4"

            Wooten & Wooten Auctioneers
          • Carew Rice
            Sep. 04, 2021

            Carew Rice

            Est: $1,000 - $2,000

            (South Carolina, 1899-1971) Original cutout silhouette featuring young men in the Lowcountry working a mule on a sugar cane mill. Early date of 1934 and signed lower right. Good condition some yellowing to paper consistent with age. Full margins and unframed. W8" H6"

            Wooten & Wooten Auctioneers
          • Carew Rice
            Sep. 04, 2021

            Carew Rice

            Est: $1,000 - $2,000

            (South Carolina, 1899-1971) Original cutout silhouette featuring a Lowcountry man after a possum hunt with his hound and shotgun. Signed lower right and with early date of 1934. Full margins and unframed. H9 1/4" W6 1/4"

            Wooten & Wooten Auctioneers
          • Carew Rice
            Sep. 04, 2021

            Carew Rice

            Est: $1,000 - $2,000

            (South Carolina, 1899-1971) Original cutout silhouette titled "Wegetubble Waggin In a South Carolina Lowcountry Town." Signed lower right and dedicated. Some yellowing and slight color difference from framing previously. H7 3/4" W11" (without matt and frame)

            Wooten & Wooten Auctioneers
          • Carew Rice
            Sep. 04, 2021

            Carew Rice

            Est: $1,500 - $2,000

            (South Carolina, 1899-1971) Original large cutout silhouette titled, "The Loafin Loafer." Very nicely rendered example of Mr. Rice's work. Some foxing consistent with age. Framed with page from the book for display and on verso the collector salvaged the original mailing labels and cardboard from when Mr. Rice mailed it to her. H16 1/2" W16 1/2" (artwork only) H37 3/4" W25" (with frame)

            Wooten & Wooten Auctioneers
          • 5 Carew Rice Silhouettes inc. TN Scenes
            Jul. 25, 2021

            5 Carew Rice Silhouettes inc. TN Scenes

            Est: $350 - $450

            Group of five (5) Carew Rice (South Carolina, 1899-1971) silhouettes on cardstock, all signed "Carew Rice" and dated 1958. Includes two (2) Tennessee related scenes including one(1) titled "In Tennessee Woods" and one (1) titled "Wildfowl in Old Hickory Lake" and three (3) silhouettes: two (2) females and one (1) male. Ranging in size from 6" H x 4" W to 6 1/4" H x 5" W. Biography: Carew Rice is known as one of America's leading Silhouette artists. His artistic training began at the University of Chattanooga where he is said to have taken an art course as an elective. Prompted by a professor's comment that most people identify their friends by profiles, Rice began cutting silhouettes of his friends. Rice is most commonly associated with South Carolina, where he born, and where he later became a folk-singer and story-teller in addition to creating intricate silhouette portraits and landscapes of Lowcountry landscapes. His figurative silhouettes were eagerly sought by Charleston society and collectors throughout the world during his lifetime. He died at his home, Brick House Plantation, in South Carolina in 1971. Provenance: The Estate of William Pursell, Nashville, Tennessee.

            Case Antiques, Inc. Auctions & Appraisals
          • Carew Rice
            Jun. 19, 2021

            Carew Rice

            Est: $1,000 - $2,000

            (South Carolina, 1899-1971 Original cut out silhouette titled, "Yuh Skut Too High!" signed and dated 1969. Good overall condition with only minor lift. H3 1/4" W2 1/4" (image only) H9 3/4" W7 3/4" (with full margins)

            Wooten & Wooten Auctioneers
          • Carew Rice
            Jun. 19, 2021

            Carew Rice

            Est: $1,000 - $2,000

            (South Carolina, 1899-1971) Original cut out silhouette titled "Monday" and dated 1969. Good overall condition with some minor lift. H5" W3" (image only) H10" W6 1/2" (with full margins) Sold from the collection of a Charleston Gentleman.

            Wooten & Wooten Auctioneers
          • Original Carew Rice Hand Cut Silhouette
            Jun. 19, 2021

            Original Carew Rice Hand Cut Silhouette

            Est: $1,000 - $2,000

            (South Carolina, 1899-1971) Fiddle player and hog atop whiskey still. Very nicely rendered example, signed lower right. Good overall condition some slight yellowing to paper consistent with age. Sight size: H10 1/8" W7" (without matt and frame) The piece was exhibited at the South Carolina State Museum in 2005-2006 for the showing of Rice works, Southern Shadows.

            Wooten & Wooten Auctioneers
          • Original Carew Rice Hand Cut Silhouette
            Jun. 19, 2021

            Original Carew Rice Hand Cut Silhouette

            Est: $1,000 - $2,000

            (South Carolina, 1899-1971) Ducks landing in the Lowcountry Carolina marsh. The piece elegantly depicting a Lowcountry coastal marsh with Spanish moss hung in the cypress trees and ducks making a landing to cover while in the distance a hunter looks on. Sight size: H9 1/2" W12 5/8" (without frame)

            Wooten & Wooten Auctioneers
          • Carew Rice
            Jun. 19, 2021

            Carew Rice

            Est: $1,000 - $2,000

            (South Carolina, 1899-1971) Original hand cut silhouette titled "Medicine Mill." Depicting moonshiners in the low country of South Carolina. Signed lower right and dated 1961. Good overall condition, some slight yellowing to paper consistent with age. H8 1/4" W10" (without mat and frame)

            Wooten & Wooten Auctioneers
          • SET OF EIGHT CAREW RICE SILHOUETTE GLASSES
            Jun. 12, 2021

            SET OF EIGHT CAREW RICE SILHOUETTE GLASSES

            Est: $100 - $200

            Carew Rice (South Carolina, 1899-1971), set of eight silhouette glasses, each depicting a South Carolina landscape scene with figures engaged in various activities; 5 5/8"H, 2 3/4" dia.; good condition

            Ivy Auctions
          • Carew Rice
            Apr. 10, 2021

            Carew Rice

            Est: $1,000 - $2,000

            (South Carolina, 1899-1971) Original silhouette cutout titled, ñSt. Michael's Church Gates, Charleston S.C.î and signed lower right and dated 1934. The piece having exquisite detail and was featured in the publication, " A Selection of Songs and Scissor-Cuts , Low Country Artistry" published 1961 by Mr. Rice. The piece has a copy of a note on verso reading, "Cut Freehand with scissors by Carew Rice- June 1934, ( This is the Meeting St. Gate) Time required: About One Week. The work measures 11" x 7" not including frame and matt. Sold from the collection of a Charleston, South Carolina lady.

            Wooten & Wooten Auctioneers
          • Carew Rice (7pcs)
            Apr. 02, 2021

            Carew Rice (7pcs)

            Est: $300 - $500

            Carew Rice (South Carolina, 1899-1971) five works: PORTRAITS, and AIN'T LOVE GRAND, silhouette, some framed, H6" W4" to H7" W6", and COD FISHER, lithograph, unframed, H10" W8" Clay Rice (20th cent.) DON'T YOU FRET NOW..., silhouette, framed, H7 1/2" W5 3/4" (7pcs) Provenance: Kentucky collection

            Charlton Hall
          • Carew Rice
            Jan. 30, 2021

            Carew Rice

            Est: $400 - $600

            (South Carolina, 1899-1971) Original cutout silhouette titled, "Gosipin in the South Carolina Low Country", dated 1970 and signed lower right. H8" W6" (without mat and frame) Sold from the collection of a Private, South Carolina institution to benefit the acquisitions fund.

            Wooten & Wooten Auctioneers
          • Carew Rice
            Jan. 30, 2021

            Carew Rice

            Est: $400 - $600

            (South Carolina, 1899-1971) Original cutout silhouette titled, "Fishing in the Rice Field Canal, South Carolina Lowcountry." Signed and dated 1970. Good condition throughout some yellowing to paper consistent with age. Framed: H9" W7 1/4" (without mat and frame) Sold from the collection of a Private, South Carolina institution to benefit the acquisitions fund.

            Wooten & Wooten Auctioneers
          • CAREW RICE CYPRESS EGRET SILHOUETTE
            Sep. 27, 2020

            CAREW RICE CYPRESS EGRET SILHOUETTE

            Est: $125 - $225

            Vintage 1970s original hand cut Carew Rice silhouette unsigned but stamped on the reverse with his silhouette poem. Carew Rice, Wiggins Road, Green Pond. The silhouette is mounted on a 5 x 7 inch card and is in good condition with a small hard to see crease to one side.

            Charleston Estate Auctions
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