Six (6) Southern Wooden Folk Art items, including cutlery box, miniature banjos, and wall pockets. 1st-2nd items: Two (2) miniature banjos, including one (1) four string banjo with square mother of pearl inset to neck, skin head, no visible frets, two (2) strings remaining; one (1) four string banjo with drawing of a woman to skin head, fretboard with 15 frets, one (1) string remaining. Both unmarked. Ranging in size from 21" H x 7 1/8" W x 2" D to 34 1/4" H x 10" W x 3" D. 3rd item: Cutlery box with carved heart shaped handle to interior divider, applied hearts, a fork, and a knife to sides, inscribed "Mrs. Mary Z. Johnson" to front. 9 5/8" H x 14 1/8" W x 11 1/4" D. 4th-6th items: Three (3) carved match safe wall pockets, including one (1) with patriotic motifs, one (1) with raised hearts and a diamond, and one (1) naturalistic form with inscription reading "Lookout MT./TENN., July 5, 1920./Walter Denning". Late 19th/early 20th century. Provenance: Private Southeast Tennessee collection. CONDITION: Overall good condition with general expected wear, age cracks, and losses. 1st-2nd items: Some stains to head. 1/4" hole to head with female drawing.
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