SOLD! for $174.00.
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- Low Estimate: $300.00
- High Estimate: $400.00
- Realized: $174.00
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1ST ITEM: Finely detailed folk art figure of an African American woman with a basket of vegetables, wax basket and body with oil cloth clothes, on a round wood base. Attributed to the Francisco Vargas family of New Orleans, known for their waxwork figures, circa 1900. 6-1/2" H including base. 2ND ITEM: Finely detailed folk art figure of a Native American or Mexican woman, dressed in a shawl and carrying a basket of dead chickens on her back and in her hands. A basket is at her feet. Wax body with oilcloth clothes. Glued to a primitive round wood base. Attributed to the Francisco Vargas family of New Orleans, known for their waxwork figures, circa 1900. Provenance: Private Nashville collection. 5-1/2" H including base. Condition: 1ST ITEM: Basket has come loose from base, minor losses to cabbage leaves, overall very good condition. 2ND ITEM: Excellent condition.