IMPORTANT CARVED AND POLYCHROME PAINT-DECORATED WOOD TOBACCONIST TRADE FIGURE OF A TURK, ATTRIBUTED TO SAMUEL ANDERSON ROBB (1851-1928),, NEW YORK, CIRCA 1880
IMPORTANT CARVED AND POLYCHROME PAINT-DECORATED WOOD TOBACCONIST TRADE FIGURE OF A TURK, ATTRIBUTED TO SAMUEL ANDERSON ROBB (1851-1928),, NEW YORK, CIRCA 1880
IMPORTANT CARVED AND POLYCHROME PAINT-DECORATED WOOD TOBACCONIST TRADE FIGURE OF A TURK, ATTRIBUTED TO SAMUEL ANDERSON ROBB (1851-1928),, NEW YORK, CIRCA 1880
IMPORTANT CARVED AND POLYCHROME PAINT-DECORATED WOOD TOBACCONIST TRADE FIGURE OF A TURK, ATTRIBUTED TO SAMUEL ANDERSON ROBB (1851-1928),, NEW YORK, CIRCA 1880
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IMPORTANT CARVED AND POLYCHROME PAINT-DECORATED WOOD TOBACCONIST TRADE FIGURE OF A TURK, ATTRIBUTED TO SAMUEL ANDERSON ROBB (1851-1928),, NEW YORK, CIRCA 1880

Estimate: 300,000 - 500,000 USD

IMPORTANT CARVED AND POLYCHROME PAINT-DECORATED WOOD TOBACCONIST TRADE FIGURE OF A TURK, ATTRIBUTED TO SAMUEL ANDERSON ROBB (1851-1928),, NEW YORK, CIRCA 1880

Estimate: 300,000 - 500,000 USD

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Description

IMPORTANT CARVED AND POLYCHROME PAINT-DECORATED WOOD TOBACCONIST TRADE FIGURE OF A TURK, ATTRIBUTED TO SAMUEL ANDERSON ROBB (1851-1928),, NEW YORK, CIRCA 1880


depicting a monumental Turk figure holding tobacco in his left hand and supporting his metal and wood pipe with his right hand.


Height 85 in. by Width 22 in. by Depth 24 in.

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Provenance

Giampietro American Folk Art, New Haven, Connecticut.

Exhibited

New York, Museum of American Folk Art, The Image Business, 1997;

Sandwich, Massachusetts, Heritage Plantation, The Image Business, 1997;

Baltimore, Maryland, Baltimore Museum of Art, The Image Business, 1998.

Sculptural Fantasy: The Important American Folk Art Collection of Stephen and Petra Levin
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