Early To MID 20th C. Hand Carved Folk Art Roaring Lion, Walnut, Naive Primitive

This unique sculpture appears to be of walnut, found in the US and once part of a collection owned by retired folk art & ethnographic arts dealer, without provenance. It is suspected of being carved prior to WWII, perhaps much earlier. The carver was clearly unschooled in figure study and just picked up his pocket-knive […]