Friday, January 18, 2008

Folk Art Carvings By Thomas Elbert Hixson

Sold for $ 700.00 (not including premium) at Brunk Auctions.

Auction description: Carved and painted wood figures: standing man, 6-3/4 in., [losses to foot and hat brim, otherwise excellent condition]; seated man in miniature chair, 7 in.; chair with original price marked on back "10 cents", 4-3/8 in.; miniature fiddle, 3-1/8 in., carved by Thomas Elbert Hixon, 1920s or 1930s, Sequatchie and Fentress Counties, Southeastern Tennessee. Provenance: Carver was grandfather of consignor; The Collection of Tom and Ann Hixson.

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