Black Americana sculpture?

Discussion in 'Antique Discussion' started by David Askett, Apr 5, 2020.

  1. David Askett

    David Askett Well-Known Member

    I’ve had this little sculpture for awhile. I believe it’s quite old, and carved out of travertine (Egyptian alabaster) but, otherwise, I know nothing about it. It’s unsigned, and searching online for a match has turned up nothing. Has anyone here seen anything like it before? I’d love to know it it’s American, African or something else. Thanks!

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  2. Christmasjoy

    Christmasjoy Well-Known Member

    I don't see it as Black Americana, I see a white guy with a big nose and huge lips .. Joy.
     
  3. David Askett

    David Askett Well-Known Member

    Okay, somebody suggested I try searching with Google Lens, and it did turn up something very similar. What a great tool this app is!

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  4. Fid

    Fid Well-Known Member

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  5. Christmasjoy

    Christmasjoy Well-Known Member

    I HATE the bluddy thing !!! ...
     
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