African Carved Man Folk Art Cane

  • The figure of man is carved into this impressive African folk art cane
  • Imbued with a sense of grandeur and grace, it is a stunning example of its art form
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Item No. 31-0608

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This impressive carved wood cane is an exceptional example of African folk art. The rare walking stick is carved into the form of a man whose head forms the handle. An elongated neck, as well as long arms and legs, lend the figure a sense of grace and grandeur. Such beautifully conceived and executed folk art canes are highly prized by collectors.

35" length

Provenance:
Collection of Dick Carlson 
African Carved Man Folk Art Cane
Type: Folk Art
Depth: 2.0 Inches
Width: 3.0 Inches
Height: 35.0 Inches
African Carved Man Folk Art Cane
Folk Art Canes

      Folk art canes, unlike their more formal counterparts, by definition were made by single, often untrained artisans. There purpose was to cast attention on the creator not the carrier; they were an expression of the artis...

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