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.


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