Extraordinary American Folk Art board composed of the alphabet made from branches trained into the letter forms. Found in Southern Kentucky dates to 1940s. An accompanying vintage snapshot shows the artist with another of his works and wearing an "x" pinned to his cardigan. The letters are wired to a white painted board with attached legs.
Of the Period
Place of Origin
Date of Manufacture
Materials and Techniques
Good. Excellent untouched barn condition with surface dirt and wear H is a contemporary replacement. .
16 in. H x 46 in. W x 3 in. D
41 cm H x 117 cm W x 8 cm D
North Egremont, MA
Number of Items
More from this Dealer
You May Also Like
Pair of Painted Shooting Gallery Targets, American...
Very good and large pair of orange-painted ram shooting gallery "knock down" targets, great color and with good signs of use. Unusual to find farm animals in this genre. America...
Striking Rattle Snake Carved Wood American Folk Ar...
Excellent American Folk Art carved rattle snake. Posed to strike. Great carving detail from the rattlers to the fangs. Superb original paint surface showing perfect age and alli...
Folk Art "Blue Man" Carved and Painted Wood
Folk Art "Blue Man" carved and painted wood. Charming and unusual, beautifully carved, Art Deco inspired. Looks like an Alien Esquire Man.
Large Iron Sheet Horse Sculpture
Large iron sheet horse sculpture to decorate any farm or horse riding residence. Great for in or outdoors.
Carved American Carnival Head, circa 1890s
Finely featured carved man's head found in the southern United States. Most likely a late 19th century carnival head featured in a ball or ring toss game.
Carved Luba Figure
Animal Skin, Wood
A selection of carved Luba figures from the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Believed charged with healing powers. Only item on right still available.
Leather Horse Sculpture
A medium sized vintage horse sculpture clad in light brown leather. Measures: 20" H x 18" x 5". Item available here online. By request, item can be made available by appointmen...
Large Bamana Marionette Figure of Charming Police ...
Large Bamana marionette figure of a charming police man. African figure retains original paint, amazing patina, also retains original fabric wrap. (outfit).
Norfolk Island Pine Hand-Turned Vessel John Mascol...
A quite beautiful hand-turned vessel by the noted artist John Mascoll. It is carved out of Norfolk Island Pine. Signed on the base.
Large St. Therese Chalkware Bust from an Erie, PA ...
This turn of the century chalkware devotional bust, with its original paint surface, depicts Saint Therese of Lisieux holding a bunch of roses and a crucifix. From a Catholic Ch...
Lifesize Concrete Soldier circa 1900 Chicago Area ...
Exceptional 6 ft. tall American Folk Art concrete soldier statue with original paint surface and inset glass 'gem.' Fantastic workmanship. Originally part of a garden estate in...
Larger Than Life Carved Kentucky Horse Farm Mantel...
This pair of giant sculptural wooden horse legs, at 5 ft. tall, was once part of a large mantel at the home of a horse ranch in Kentucky. Said to have been Amish carved.