Large Soapstone Sculpture Carving of
Mother and Child - Signed RP - Circa 1960
Sweet, high quality, beautifully carved, soapstone sculpture of a mother and child.
Measures 14" tall and weighs 57 pounds.
This sculpture is signed on the base, R P, in block letters.
The soapstone graining is exquisite, being finely and professionally carved with the smoothest lines and wonderful detail.
The Estate was told that this piece was exhibited in a Newport, Rhode Island gallery with the artist having affiliations in Arizona. Someone out there may be happy to share the name and more information on this talented artist.
A beautiful piece, which is in fine condition, having no chips, cracks or repairs. It does have a few minor scratches mainly in the arm as the photos show.
American Philadelphia Hand Carved, Full Bodied Wooden Folk Art Eagle Gilded - Circa 1870
Beautifully hand carved wooded, gilded, American Eagle.
It is a wonderful, full bodied, Folk Art piece, probably from Philadelphia.
Measuring an nice size of 17" high by 15" by 11".
It is in nice condition, having the normal distressing due to age. An extremely hard piece of Americana to find.