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American Folk Art, WWII Era
figural group — Marines raising the flag on Iwo Jima

Sale No: 3001, Lot No: 21

American Folk Art, WWII Era
figural group — Marines raising the flag on Iwo Jima
USA, circa 1950s
hand carved wood on burl base with rocks, metal and fabric
3-cent Iwo Jima United States postage stamp attached to underside
Note the carved snake head with tongue hissing lower right at back.
15″w x 8 1/2″d x 12 3/8″h

Provenance:
Property from the Collection of Governor Jim Thompson, Chicago, Illinois

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