39 West Street Litchfield, CT 08759 , United States Call Seller 860.567.9693

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CARVED AND PAINTED BUST OF A NATIVE AMERICAN

$ 12,500
  • Description
    Artist unidentified.
    American, late 19th c./early 20th c.
    Carved pine, polychrome paint, horse hair headdress.
    Over-all in excellent condition, original paint.
    Collection of Dr. Donald Moylan.
    Most likely a bust of Tecumseh (1768-1813) a Shawnee chief and warrior who organized the resistance against the United States for expanding into Native American lands.
  • More Information
    Period: 1900-1919
    Styles / Movements: Folk Art, Americana, Traditional
    Dealer Reference #: FA-SO 151
    Incollect Reference #: 719257
  • Dimensions
    W. 19.5 in; H. 19.5 in; D. 8 in;
    W. 49.53 cm; H. 49.53 cm; D. 20.32 cm;
Message from Seller:

Jeffrey Tillou Antiques was established in 1992. The three story historic building located “on the green” in Litchfield, features an extensive inventory of Americana from the 18th and early 19th centuries. Here you will find an extraordinary collection of furniture, folk art, weathervanes, sculpture, Oriental carpets, and related decorative pieces as well as distinctive European furniture and original works of art.

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