Sculpture, Folk Art
1840s-1850s. Found in Maine. Lovingly detailed figure would have originally held tobacco leaves or cigars in his hands. Damage to wood on back and feet consistent with age and outdoor use. Letters carved on bottom of feet and seat but artist unknown. Many of these figures were carved by the same artists that carved ship figureheads after the decline of the sailing industry.
SOLD | Half Hull Model of J Boat
Half hull model of J boat, believed to be "Reliance", 1903 America's Cup winner. Early 20th century.