Polychrome-painted and Carved Wood Indian Tobacconist Figure
- Sold for:
- American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2509
- Date / Time :
- August 15, 2010 10:00AM
Polychrome-painted and Carved Wood Indian Tobacconist Figure, America, c. 1840-50, carved full-figure male Native American wearing a feathered headdress, a fringed cloak draped across his left shoulder, and a fringed tunic; holding a tobacco leaf in his left hand and a bundle of cigars in his right hand, old repainted surface in shades of dark red, blue, green, yellow, and black, (imperfections), ht. 46 in.
Old losses on headress, nose and around base, numerous shrinkage cracks, 3 in. section of cloak replaced some time ago. Repair on thumb and loss on pinky finger.