These two carved figurals came to me from the same estate. One appears to be a man who would have had a horse underneath him, his legs bowed for riding. He has no arms, although we can see the holes where the appendages would have attached. The other man has face that is a little more sophisticated, nice features including eyes, nose, mouth, and chin. He too is missing appendages, and in his case, the connectors were not carved into the wood, telling us that this figure was never finished. Most likely these came from a budding santero--that is an artist who is religious and who focuses on saints and other religious figures. These have a great primitive look in their unfinished state, as we can also tell that whoever abandoned the work did so a long time ago, the wood darkened and a hand patina evident from age and touch. Use in a shelf display, or mix with primitive figurals in a curio cabinet.
The man with bowed legs measures about 11" tall by 3-1/2" wide and about 1-1/2" deep. The other figure is about 12-1/4" tall by 3-1/4" wide and 1-1/4" deep. Together weigh a light 11.7 ounces.
Primitive art for your collection.
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