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Wooden Folk Art Objects389 of 657Wood carvings from the family homestead (Animals)little wooden devil...
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Posted 4 years ago

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yarngig
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I have no information about these two "sisters".....except the obvious.
They are large at about 17" tall and 8" across. Very heavy. 25lb each.
We think they might be made of Olive wood. No marks. Out of an estate sale. Look very old. One piece has a significant crack down the middle.
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  1. Moonstonelover21 Moonstonelover21, 4 years ago
    WOW!!! I would get them!!!
  2. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 4 years ago
    these are very, very well done! they show incredible carving skill - unlike the vast majority of these African busts.
  3. yarngig, 4 years ago
    Thanks Moonstonelover21 and ho2cultcha for your remarks.
    ho2cultcha - any idea about the age of work like these? We think they are Olive wood....does that make sense?
  4. Vintagefran Vintagefran, 2 years ago
    Wow..again! Really nice

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