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Thirteen (13) Braxton Ponder (Alabama, 1915-2001) painted wood, plastic, and rope folk art carvings depicting the biblical story of Noah’s Ark. 1st item: Blue painted wooden ark, unsigned. 7 7/8″ H x 10 3/4″ W x 6 5/8″ D. 2nd-3rd items: Two carvings depicting Noah and his wife. Unsigned. 5 7/8″ H x 2 3/4″ W x 1 7/8″ D to 6″ H x 2 3/4″ W x 2″ D. 4th-5th items: Two panda bear carvings. Signed and dated B. Ponder 93 and B. Ponder 95, underside of bases. 6 1/4″ H x 1 1/2″ x 10 1/4″ D to 6 1/8″ H x 1 1/2″ W x 12″ D. 6th-7th items: Two zebra carvings. One signed and dated B. Ponder 98, one signed B. Ponder, underside of bases. 5 1/2″ H x 1 1/2″ W x 7 3/4″ D to 5 3/4″ W x 6 3/4″ D. 8th-9th items: Two giraffe carvings. One signed and dated B. Ponder 98, one signed B. Ponder, underside of bases. 9 3/4″ H x 2″ W x 4 3/8″ D to 9 3/4″ H x 2″ W x 4 3/4″ D. 10th item: Carving of two leopards. Signed B. Ponder, underside of base. 9 1/4″ H x 9 1/2″ W x 2″ D. 11th item: Carving of two tigers. Signed and dated B. Ponder 98, underside of base. 3 7/8″ H x 3″ W x 7 3/4″ D. 12th item: Carving of two lions, a male and a female. Signed B. Ponder, underside of base. 4 1/4″ H x 4 1/2″ W x 6″ D. 13th item: Carving of two doves with paper title placard reading: DOVES, affixed to base. Signed B. P., underside of base. 2 3/4″ H x 2 5/8″ W x 2 5/8″ D. All items American, late 20th century. CONDITION: 1st item: Scuffs, underside of assemblage. 2nd-3rd items: Paint flakes, largest 1″, surface of Noah carving. 4th-5th items: Red plastic tongue broken, smaller panda carving. 6th-7th items: Paint flakes, largest 1/2″, surface of carvings. 8th-9th items: Overall good condition. 10th item: Missing eyes, smaller leopard. 11th item: Overall good condition. 12th item: Minute blue paint marks, ear of male lion. Dings, largest 5/8″, surface of base. 13th item: Overall surface grime. Missing eyes, both doves. 1/4″ paint flake, surface of right dove.