Monday, June 14, 2010

Magnificent carvings


These sold Sunday at Ken Farmer Auctions in Virginia, the one on the left for $7,000, the other for $4,500. That's before the auctioneer's fee. The artist was Charles H. Saunders of Shelby, N.C., who died in 1984. Mr. Saunders carried his carvings in a case to schools and fairs, and won awards. Here's more about this special man.

3 comments:

  1. Wow, these are incredible! So, they were more contemporary or were they done early 20th century?

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  2. Very fine sculpture, and impressive results. Thanks for bringing this artist to my attention.

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