Carved Tobacconist's Female Figure

Date

1780-1820

GUSN

GUSN-3191

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

Descriptive Terms

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

Associated Building

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

Related Items

Title Tobacconist's Figure Accession Number 1991.973

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Advertising Medium

Dimensions

25.25 x 14 x 7 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.974

Places

Probably