Monday, April 7, 2014

Kump/Houser Family Folk Art Carved Rhododendron Root Stand Table

Auction House description: KUMP / HOUSER FAMILY, ELKINS, WEST VIRGINIA FOLK ART CARVED OAK AND RHODODENDRON ROOT STAND TABLE, a tour-de-force of root carving and ingenious design with two fixed shelves, two drawers, and slightly splayed legs supporting an exuberant display of root carvings including birds, turtles, snakes, a stag, and human figures. Over 20 carved figures total. Poplar and other secondary woods. Excellent old, possibly original, surface with warm color and expected wear. Circa 1920-1930. 38" HOA, 31" WOA, 16" DOA.

Sold for $3,250.00 (w/o premium) at Jeffrey Evans.

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