Groom

Object Number: 
1941.270b
Date: 
ca. 1865
Medium: 
Carved walnut
Dimensions: 
Overall: 41 x 13 1/2 x 10 1/2 in. ( 104.1 x 34.3 x 26.7 cm )
Marks: 
signed: front of base of figure: "E. PLASSMANN/fec"
Description: 
Carved walnut figure representing a coach's groom.
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.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. William Brewster
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group