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Black Americana Traveling Folk Art Puppet Minstrel Show. Circa 1920s. A wooden suitcase housing a minstrel show, comprised of a lithographed backdrop of rolling hills and greenery; a wooden stage with a miniature Oriental rug for the performers to stand on; three hand painted wooden jiggers with articulated hips, knees, and arms, the female figure wearing a dress with small bells attached at the seams; and a red curtain with gilt trim, on rollers. Included is the wiring and housing unit for the spotlight that would have shined down on the stage with the entertainer’s harmonica and neck holder that he would have played while moving the jiggers. Box measures 21 x 18 x 5 ½”, height of box when opened 21”. Very good. Rare.
Black Americana Traveling Folk-Art Minstrel Show.
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $750.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $1,560.00
Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500
Number Bids: 10
Auction closed on Saturday, September 28, 2019.
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