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Creche wise man

1998.5061.14 (RS23974)

Description

Plaster wise man, part of creche set. In a walking position w/ left foot extended. Painted w/ brown skin, red pants, blue vest w/ gilt trim and red cap. Set on an oval base. Left hand raised and formed into a fist w/ hole in center, likely once held incense.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1870
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
painting (coating)
plaster
Object type
Ceremonial Artifact
Descriptive terms
Christmas
CRECHE
crèches (Christmas)
Painted
painting (coating)
plaster
Plaster
Dimensions
4 x 2.25 x 1.375 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.5061.14
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
24171

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