A Carved Figural Group
This Fine Group of Carvings was Most Likely Part of a Display in a Vermont Country Store Representing the Panorama of American Life. (Ref: Folk Sculpture USA, Edited by Herbert W. Hemphill, Jr., page 59)
~ ITEM DETAILS ~Dimensions: Length of Sleigh 23 1/2", Length of Horse 16", Height of Figures 7 3/4" and 9"
Date / Circa: 1880 - 1890
Maker / Origin: Vermont
Medium: Cherry and Maple with Brass, Copper and Leather Fittings.
Miscellaneous: Related Examples are in the Collections of The Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Collection, The Margaret Woodbury Strong Museum, The American Museum in Britain, The Peabody Essex Museum and A Private Collection. Provenance: Shelburne Museum, Kinnamon & Ramaekers, Brenda & Ken Fritz, Alan Katz, Susan and Raymond Egan.