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Polychrome-painted Carved Wooden Indian Tobacconist Figure

Auction:
2509
Lot:
891
Sold for:
$16,590$14,000

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2509
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 15, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Polychrome-painted Carved Wooden Indian Tobacconist Figure, America, late 19th century, the standing figure with carved feathered headdress and apron, fringed cape and dress, one hand holds a bundle of cigars, the figure stands on a painted square wooden base, overall ht. 64 3/4, wd. 17, dp. 20 in.
Estimate $8,000-12,000

Repair to both sides of headdress feathers, not original paint, fairly tight shrinkage cracks with small paint losses along front left of face, down through front of body left facing hand, down through skirt; one on back of cape, one through toe of left facing moccasin.

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Cigar store Indian

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