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Martha's Vineyard Folk Art Sperm Whale Plaque, by K. Emack.

Price: $1,475.00

Martha's Vineyard Folk Art Sperm Whale Plaque, by K. Emack, circa 1940s, having a flat cut pine plank sperm whale with small carved eye, wide shaped  tail flukes, very cleverly fashioned teeth exposed in the open mouth, and wispy white spout thinly painted in gesso or chalk, mounted on a plaque made of two reclaimed pine planks in original red matte paint, signed on the reverse K. Emack, Edgartown, Mass.

Emack is a family name still found on the Cape and Islands. The carving and backboards appear to be easily from the 1940s or earlier.

Whale Measures: 8 3/4 in H x 33 1/4 in L x 5/8 in Deep
Overall Measures: 17 in H x 41 3/4 in W x 2 1/8 in Deep

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