The Gentleman c.1930


The Gentleman c.1930


The figure is made from sectioned pieces of oak wood but comes in a solid form, apart from the head which can be removed. The figure is shown wearing a dapper suit with carved pockets, buttons, collars and pleated trousers. The figure is also fashioning a pair of smart gent’s brogues that show some great craftsmanship. On one of his hands he is wearing a gold gent’s ring, which is shown in the photos provided.


Hand Carved Oak Folk-art Gentleman Figure c.1930

For sale in this LOT is a unique c.1930 – 40s oak figure of a gentleman, made from carved oak this folk-art statue shows a very dapper looking gentleman standing with hands out. A truly wonderful example of an early 20th century American in style folk-art statue. The hands are slightly oversized which give this item a great folk-art look. The wooden surface has an aged and weathered finish showing detail across the grain of the oak, the patina is actually a lot better in person and the photos don’t do this item justice, overall a true depiction of early 20th century English fork-art with a wonderful subject matter.

Size in inches: H 22” x W 8” x D 9”

Item Condition

This item is dated early 20th Century therefore expect wear and tear across the surfaces and structure in the form of a patina and aged scuffs across the surface. One of the fingers is also missing a tip (shown in the photos provided). The head is separate from the body and at its neck there is old marks of wear (also shown in the photos). However this doesn’t detract from the nostalgic and decorative look of this rare antique, it’s suggested to review all the photos provided as part of this advert.


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