Jewelry Box Easter Hat New York City Vtg Sculpture Pop Folk Art Vanity Figurine
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Jewelry Box Easter Hat New York City Vtg Sculpture Pop Folk Art Vanity Figurine:
William H. Stevens (b.1924) (95 if still living)
A claw-footed jewelry box with a wide range of eccentric New Yorkers wearing wild hats! Circa 1980. Crafted from his morning newspaper. Unsigned. Back in the 1980s New York's High-EndArt Gallerieswould add $100s to his works so hechose to sell to the publicdirectly viathe city's sidewalks.A piece this size would have had a street value of about $100.00. Stevens used to set upa tablein front ofthe MET where they would constantly harass him and call the police to chase himaway.An "Outsider Artist" to be sure! Fun piece from New York's artistic past! Stands about 8 1/2" tall.Shipping will be $4.95 to any U.S. address ($8.00 foreign).
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