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Folk Art Carved Articulated Figure Limberjack Collection Jim Linderman

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Posted 5 years ago

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Frequently called a "Limberjack" as similar dancing figures would be placed against a flat surface and made to jump around, the articulated figure was also just a common showpiece for a folk art carver or whittler. This guy is too stiff to do much dancing, but he is a fantastic sculpture.

Carved Wooden Figure Circa 1930 Collection Jim Linderman
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  1. walksoftly walksoftly, 5 years ago
    Nice folk art piece!
    Give him some Glucosamine that will help with the stiff joints & get him dancing again... :-)
  2. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 2 years ago
    another wonderful one!

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