Folk Art Dogs on Auction Block

 Carved and Painted Pine Running Hound Weathervane, Maine, late 19th century

One of the world’s finest collections of American Sculptural
Folk Art will be publicly auctioned at
Sotheby’s
on Thursday, October 10, 2019 / 10 AM EST. The folk
art collection of Stephen and Petra Levin contains a trove of
museum quality objects including weathervanes, carved wooden
figures, and a variety of patriotic-themed eagles, founding fathers
and flags from the 18th and 19th centuries. Among the collection
are a handful of dog sculptures that are fine examples of Americana
and the folk art tradition. Collectibles of this quality do not
come cheap, estimated prices range from $6,000 for the
carved/painted trade sign to $30,000 for the running hound pine
weathervane. But there’s no charge for perusing the online
catalog and it may inspire you to hit your local flea market with a
new zeal.

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Folk Art Dogs on Auction Block