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This beautiful and enigmatic Danish toy looks like a Kachina doll as re-imagined by a promising Bauhaus student in the 1920s. Maker's mark to base.
Details
Creator
S*AA*P (Designer)
Place of Origin
Denmark
Date of Manufacture
1960s
Period
1960-1969
Materials and Techniques
lathe-turned
partially painted beechwood
Condition
Excellent condition.
Dimensions
11.5 in. H
29 cm H
Dealer Location
Los Angeles, CA
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
U1209098091845
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Located in Los Angeles, CA
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