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Tobacconist's Figure

1991.973 (RS21564)

Description

Three-quarters length carved figure; represents a Turk with a turban, a long moustache and a wide ribbon over his left shoulder; his arms are akimbo.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1780-1820
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
Norway spruce (wood)
painting (coating)
Object type
Advertising Medium
Descriptive terms
Norway spruce (wood)
Painted
painting (coating)
Pine
SYMBOL, TRADE
tobacconists' figures
Dimensions
27 x 15 x 6 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.973
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
3190
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Title Carved Tobacconist's Female Figure Accession number 1991.974 Notes 1991.974 SYMBOL, TRADE Relationship Part of set

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