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Folk Art Carved Birds and Toadstools with Stand
4/12/2014 - Americana: Live Salesroom Auction
American, late 19th-early 20th century. A folk art work consisting of five carved and painted songbirds with metal eyes attached to a central branch by their wire feet,  surrounded by six carved and painted toadstools, all set on a wooden base with painted trim; ht. 12.5, lg.13.25, dp. 7.75 in.

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The paint is worn with scattered losses throughout. 
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