Antique 19thC Civil War 10pcs Carved Peach Pit Miniature Basket Folk Trench Art. Today we are delighted to offer for sale a wonderful lot of 10 carved peach pit miniatures. This sweet and precious lot dates to the second half of the 19th cenury, the Civil War era. Fruit pit carving was a form of naive folk art done usually by soldiers between battles. Most often the carved miniatures were sent back home to a sweetheart or loved one.The lot is beautifully and meticulously crafted out of peach pits and is composed of 10 pieces: 1 large handled basket 1 handles jug 1 small double handle vase with lid 1 mug with figural handle 1 monkey 1 large handles jug pitcher 2 small handled basket 1 medium handled basket 1 basket with top handle Lot presents well and is in very good antique condition, with minor wear and patina commensurate with age. Minor natural flaws are present which are characteristic of the hand-made nature of pieces and type of material.
Please review all photos before purchasing. What a wonderful addition to any antique Pritimive & Americana folk art collection... Fresh to the market from an old Rhode Island estate! Dimensions: largest piece 1-1/4" x 7/8"; smallest piece 5/8" x 5/8".Item(s) will be professionally packed to prevent damage in transit. Feel welcome to message us with further questions or requests for more images, and thank you for looking! Your satisfaction is important to us. It will be our pleasure to leave you great feedback in return! (adjacent to I-95, exit 30, in historic Pawtucket, RI) is the highest volume antiques mall in the American Northeast! We are a magnet for rare and unusual items! AUCTIONS are listed with NO RESERVES.
Be sure to watch for periodic SALES and Price Reductions! Thanks for looking and check back often! New Items are listed EVERY WEEK. 345 Fountain Street Pawtucket, RI 02860.Come visit us in Rhode Island, or find us on the web! Get images that make Supersized seem small. Showcase your items with Auctiva's. This item is in the category "Antiques\Primitives". The seller is "ri2u" and is located in this country: US.
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