Tobacconist's Figure

Date

1780-1820

GUSN

GUSN-3190

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

Descriptive Terms

tobacconists' figures
painting (coating)
Norway spruce (wood)
Pine
Painted
SYMBOL, TRADE

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

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Title Carved Tobacconist's Female Figure Accession Number 1991.974

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Advertising Medium

Dimensions

27 x 15 x 6 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.973