Creche wise man

Date

1860-1870

GUSN

GUSN-24171

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

Descriptive Terms

crèches (Christmas)
painting (coating)
plaster
Christmas
Plaster
Painted
Christmas
CRECHE

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

4 x 2.25 x 1.375 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.5061.14