Lot 72: VINTAGE BUFFALO CARVED WILD WEST FOLKY OAK CHAIR WESTERN FOLK ART

Terra Incognita

November 1, 2016, 10:00 AM CST
Chicago, IL, US
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Description: Rumor has it that chairs similar to this one were made for a viewing train car. Passengers or guests would view Buffalo and other animals on the frontier from train cars. The upper class tickets sat in one of the cars that had chairs like this one. There are only 1 or 2 of these known in Buffalo, similar designs of other animals reportedly exist. The Back of this chair is carved into the head of Buffalo with great detail. The horns eyes and fur are all there and finely carved. The front legs of the chair are carved into the likeness of buffalo legs. Overall this is a large chair with some of the best FOLK ART appeal. This is one of a few chairs known to exist with this fantastic carving. We cannot say enough about how nice and rare this piece is. The carved buffalo head alone is 17”" wide (horn to horn outside) and 20"” tall (tip of nose to top of head). The Chair overall is 20.5”" at widest point and 43"” at tallest point.
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The shipping of any purchased items outside of the United States is hereby classified as "foreign export". All foreign export is the sole responsibility of the purchaser.

SHIPPING AND PACKING DONE BY TERRA INCOGNITA INC. TIInc charges a base rate per item stated below and there will be additional charges for materials (packing, boxes etc.). We will pack and ship items with glass(such as framing), we will tape the glass and pack extra careful, however we do not guarantee that the glass will arrive unbroken! We will be happy to remove the glass, should you desire if it is possible without damaging artwork. Any shipping or taking glass out of frames done by TIInc is at the risk of the purchaser. We strongly suggest that you carry your own insurance and also insure any items that are to be shipped. Should you wish us to remove glass we will need an email stating so and that purchaser bears all risk and has directed us to do so.

PACKING EXPENSES TO BE PAID BY PURCHASER, THERE WILL BE AN ADDITIONAL CHARGE FOR PACKING MATERIAL AND BOX(ES):
1. Small boxes and most unframed photographs base rate $15.00
2. Medium sized boxes $20.00
3. Large boxed items $25.00
4. Any item that is double boxed or where extra care needs to be taken $35.00
5. Any items with framing and glass. $35.00
6. Extremely large and or heavy or awkward items $40.00
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