Carved Monkey Holding a Ball
Probably American, ca. 1850-1875.
Carved wood with painted surface, leather tail.
Condition: Old repairs to the joints of the arms. Exceptional surface.
This fabulous piece of folk art captures the playful, innocent and primitive mannerisms of this monkey. The animated face, along with the monkey’s articulated hands and feet are features which give this piece great “folk art” presence.
Dimensions: 16"h x 6 1/2"w x 9 1/2"d
Item ID: FA-WDCRVG 322