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Haitian Carved Wood Folk Art Sculpture Cow 1950s Signed

Catalogue: Fine Art: Sculpture: Wood: Pre 1960   item# 681415

Haitian Carved Wood Folk Art Sculpture Cow 1950s Signed
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Mark Bassett (aka 'potterybooks')
216-221-6025


$195.00 

This 9.75" t. x 11.5" x 10.75" hand-carved wooden sculpture of a cow and her calf is a fine example of Haitian art. The entire piece seems to have been carved from a single block of wood and then polished by hand, where the artist desired to do so. The mother is tethered to a stump, and you can see the rope trail off behind her. The ground is nicked and textured, and also has some greenish patination. As the calf is nursing, the mother is licking her on her rump. ...click for details

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