Superb Carved Figural Head of Two Faces of Man c.1890

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  • Description

The happy and sad faces of man

Unusual boxwood carving of a bearded man. One side of the  cane is the carved face of anger the opposing side the study of happiness. The figural study mounted on a stained briar shaft with original base metal ferrule.

Condition

The carving is beautiful and very tactile.The cane shaft straight and free from breaks or cracks. Areas of the stain worn revealing the under wood.

Length: 88 cm