Wooden Cigar Store Wood Indian Warrior LIFE SIZE 8'

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  • Item Category: Ethnic, Folk & Native American Art
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: May 16,2007
  • Channel: Online Auction
WOODEN CIGAR STORE INDIAN LIFE SIZE 8'
Exquisite Life Like Wooden Indian At A Fraction of Appraised Value.

Please note: This Indian has been kiln dried in a huge oven and will not crack. You can see how the antique finish appears in the lower pictures with the color applied. This is an amazing work of art, hand carved with very intricate detail. This unique sculpture is masterfully crafted by hand from Chamjuri wood. Traditional mallets and chisels are used, no chainsaws ! The pictures do not do justice to the rich color and intricate carving. Unlike other wooden Indians you may have seen, this one looks very realistic. During the 19th century, tobacconists to attract patrons into their stores frequently displayed carved wooden Indians. Until recently, a great mystery surrounded the History and Origin of Cigar Store Indian, Wooden Indians, Shop Figures and Wood Statues that are a part of American folk sculpture. Weight is about 200 lbs. This is a very beautiful piece of art and a great addition to any home or office.

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