Matched Pair of Cat Carvings by Linvel Barker, Kentucky For Sale
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Matched Pair of Cat Carvings by Linvel Barker, Kentucky

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Linvel Barker was a retired metalworker turned folk artist. He didn't start carving until 1984 and he would rough out the shapes on a band saw and his wife would help him finish these. These particular cats were done in 1996 and a very similar cat was featured on the spine of the book “Contemporary American Folk Art – A Collector’s Guide". I have yet to see another matching set of animals by Linvel Barker, so I believe these are unique. “If you can see what’s in the wood, you can carve it out. There ain’t no paint in wood, and you don’t need none.” -Linvel Barker.

Details

  • Creator
    Linvel Barker (Artist)
  • Production Time
    Available Now
  • Of the Period
  • Place of Origin
  • Date of Manufacture
    1996
  • Period
    1990-1999
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Condition Details
    legs have small expansion cracks between the legs and tail, this is normal due to age
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 17.5 in. x W 12 in. x D 5.5 in.H 44.45 cm x W 30.48 cm x D 13.97 cm
  • Seller Location
    Kilmarnock, VA
  • Sold As
    Set of 2
  • Reference Number
    LU88306002713
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