Carl Sandburg met the artist who crafted these figurines of this Swedish elderly couple. He admired the artist and the figurines. They sit atop the mantle in the living room of the Sandburg home as a reminder of Sandburg’s Swedish heritage.
Wood.[Left] L 9.3, W 7.5, H 16 cm; [Right] L 7.4, W 8.1, H 15.5 cm
Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site, CARL 226, 228