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19th Century Cast iron Nutcracker with African Sailor
4/12/2014 - Americana: Live Salesroom Auction
19th century.  An unusual nutcracker figure in cast iron, depicting an African sailor and probably English or American.  Some original paint remains on face and teeth; ht. 8 in.

Provenance:  
Property from the Estate of Jane Murphy, Shandon, Ohio


Condition:  
Lots of pitting.
Sold: $1,680.00
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