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Indian man

Object Number: 
1956.20
Date: 
ca. 1850-70
Medium: 
Wood, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 54 x 19 1/2 x 16 3/4 in. ( 137.2 x 49.5 x 42.5 cm )
Marks: 
inscribed: painted at proper left corner of top of base: "48"
Description: 
Right arm upraised holding cigars wearing a mohawk and a three-feather headdress
Gallery Label: 
This example conforms to a type of figure introduced ca. 1850 by John L. Cromwell, a leading carver of ship and cigar-store figures in New York.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Carl Otto von Kienbusch
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group