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Carved Tobacconist's Female Figure

1991.974 (RS21565)

Description

Carved female figure at 3/4s length; curly hair close to head, a high bust with petalled flower in the center; a carved bodice and a fluted skirt.

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
25.25 x 14 x 7 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.974
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
3191
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Title Tobacconist's Figure Accession number 1991.973 Notes 1991.973 SCULPTURE Relationship Part of set

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