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Mrs. Pierre Toussaint (ca. 1786-1851)
Watercolor on ivory
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Overall: 4 1/2 x 3 1/2 x 1 1/2 in. ( 11.4 x 8.9 x 3.8 cm )
Carved and painted wooden figurine; kneeling male figure (no base) with arms (now detached) carved separately; wearing green coat, lavender trousers and black boots, and holding brown painted chicken (also carved separately).
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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