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Indian Maiden Cast Zinc Tobacconist Figure

Auction:
3167B
Lot:
334
Sold for:
$14,760$12,000

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3167B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 03, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Indian Maiden Cast Zinc Tobacconist Figure, attributed to William Demuth & Company, New York, 19th century, life-size figure with left arm raised and right hand holding a tomahawk, the figure with headdress, brown and tunic, and full cape, mounted on a wood base with iron swivel wheels, remnants of original paint, overall ht. 78 1/2 in.

Provenance: Sam Herrup; Donna Fields Small collection.
Estimate $14,000-16,000


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

William Demuth & Company, Sam Herrup, Axe, Demuth, Zinc

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