G642 Arthur E. Glazier (East Berlin, Pennsylvania 1928-2015) 20th century Folk Art painted barber pole with Civil War theme. Great turnings with primarily red, white and blue paint. The lower square portion of the pole features a Union and a Confederate Soldier on opposite sides, and crossed rifles on opposite sides of stacked cannon balls, a cannon ramrod and haversack. Each depicted soldier is wearing and/or carrying accoutrements they would have used during battles. White stars adorn each of the four sides of a turning towards the upper portion of the pole. Signed by A. Glazier on the round base. Estimated to have been painted in the 1990s; great piece of American Folk Art! Provenance: From a Virginia Estate. Pole itself has wonderful ball turning at the top, bottom is 4 1/2” square and it is mounted onto an 8 1/4” painted wooden square with applied molding. That is in turn attached to a round base that measures 13 1/3” diameter. Overall height is 43” tall.