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American History in Wood / Honor Roll Minuteman, after Daniel Chester French, United States, c. 1950.

Lot 18
Honor Roll Minuteman,
after Daniel Chester French, United States, c. 1950.
Ending from 22 February 2023, 19:00 EST
Skinner Marlborough, Massachusetts

US$800 - US$1,200

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Honor Roll Minuteman,

after Daniel Chester French, United States, c. 1950.
Wood carving of a male figure in a contrapposto stance beside a plough, carrying a musket in his right hand, mounted on a chamfered square plinth inscribed "HONOR ROLL" in gold and black paint on four sides, all raised on a molded 12-inch octagonal base, drill hole behind figure holds a later United States flag, 12cm wide, 12cm deep, 35cm high (5in wide, 5in deep, 14in high).

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Provenance
Midwest Auction Galleries, Oxford, Michigan.

Literature
Robert and Anne Levine, American History in Wood: The Levine Folk Art Collection, (s.n.: Robert and Anne Levine, 2017), 16.

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