Important American Furniture, Paintings, Folk Art and Decorative Arts – January 22, 2013 Auction Results

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Lot 95

95: A Group of Six Carved Alice in Wonderland Figures 95: A Group of Six Carved Alice in Wonderland Figures 95: A Group of Six Carved Alice in Wonderland Figures 95: A Group of Six Carved Alice in Wonderland Figures 95: A Group of Six Carved Alice in Wonderland Figures 95: A Group of Six Carved Alice in Wonderland Figures 95: A Group of Six Carved Alice in Wonderland Figures

A Group of Six Carved Alice in Wonderland Figures

American, circa 1900
Comprising: The Mad Hatter, Frog Footman, The Duchess, The March Hare, Alice, and White Rabbit These figures, with their heavy bases, were likely meant to be used as doorstops. The imagery is based on illustrations by John Tenniel (1820-1914) for Lewis CarrollÕs (1832-1898) AliceÕs Adventures in Wonderland (1865). The bases of Alice, the Duchess, The March Hare, and White Rabbit are signed Augustes Davies (American, 1867-1951), Frog Footman signed "Augustus Davies 1925"
H. (tallest) 17 _ in.

Estimate: $5,000 - $8,000

Price Realized: $39,680