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Ohio Finds! John “Okey” Canfield Wood Carving

Check out this month's column featuring Fascinating Objects from Our Past. Originally published in April 2020 issue of Ohio Magazine. Read the full article online. One of the more unusual carvings by Okey Canfield is this owl, having painted details and large glass eyes, placed in the hollow of a tree. At 22" high overall, it sold for $2,760 at Garth's in May 2019. See lot. #Ohio #OhioMagazine #ohiofinds #folkart #carving #canfieldcarving #jeffjeffers #garths #garthsauctions #auctionhighlight #ohiohistory


COLUMBUS, OHIO – A terracotta bust of a Chinese man by French sculptor Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux (1827-1875) was among the notable lots at Garth’s February 22 sale of continental, Asian and Twentieth Century decorative and fine arts. Selling at $5,400, the 13½-inch-high bust, titled “Le Chinois No. 2,” was signed “JBt. Carpeaux” and stamped “Propriete Carpeaux,” “Atelier-Depot, 71 rue Boileau a Auteuil, Paris,” numbered 1765. Carpeaux was a sculptor and painter known for his naturalistic style during the Second Empire under Napoleon III. For information, 740-362-4771 or Originally in Antiques and The Arts weekly and online, March 10, 2020. #Garths #AntiquesandTheArtsWeekly #auct

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