Lot 788    

Folk Art Erotic Surprise Carvings, Plus
4/12/2014 - Americana: Live Salesroom Auction
American, 20th century. An assembled group of four folk art erotic surprise carvings, each depicting a man, skeleton, or mummy in a coffin or box with a bobbing phallus, PLUS a carved wood and painted gesso doll in a coffin, with blond hair and a pink dress, the coffin having applied molding and a raised panel on the lid; largest lg. 10.5 in.

Condition:  
One figure with a detached phallus. Some small chips and cracks to coffins and boxes.
Sold: $330.00
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Lot # 345 - Feathered Star and Sawtooth Quilt
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