Exceptional Artist's Lay Figure or Mannequin
Of Good Large Scale With Particularly Finely Carved Details
Hand Carved Wood with Working Articulated Joints
European c. 1860
25.5” high x 6” wide x 3” deep
A refined and sensitive artist's mannequin of generous proportions, this example has a quietly noble head and finely carved details. The original leathery surface patina and rich colour are untouched.
Literature: Edward H. Pinto, Treen and Other Wooden Bygones, G. Bell & Sons, London 1969, p.255, Plate 283.