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Vintage Life-Sized Folk Art Wood Monkey and Banana Carving with Glass Eyes


Vintage wood carved monkey with banana. Pretty expressive with glass eyes and original paint surface. Perhaps a throw back from Norma Desmond and Sunset Boulevard? Life-sized carving.


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  • Condition
    Good. Two age cracks that do not affect the structure of the carving. Some chips throughout carving (hands, mouth, feet). Shows age appropriately. Attached to original wood base. Base has an old age split. Please see images..
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor fading.
  • Dimensions

    H 41.5 in. x W 18 in. x D 15.75 in.

    H 105.41 cm x W 45.72 cm x D 40.01 cm

  • Seller location
    Santa Monica, CA
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