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Coachman

Coachman
Title
Coachman
Date 
ca. 1865
Medium 
Carved walnut
Dimensions 
Overall: 41 1/2 x 13 1/2 x 9 1/2 in. ( 105.4 x 34.3 x 24.1 cm )
Description 
Carved walnut figure representing a coachman.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mr. William Brewster
Object Number 
1941.270a
Marks 
signed: proper left side of base of figure: "E. PLASSMAN/fec"
Gallery Label 
This figure is one of a pair of newel posts from the grand staircases in coachmaker Brewster & Company's elegant New York City showroom. One carved figure represents a coachman, the other a groom.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group