Italian carved and polychrome painted blackamoor figure depicting a young male standing atop a tassled pillow and attired in a colorful turban, vest and sash with red coat and blue breeches, with outstretched arms, one holding a torch and the other holding a platter, mounted atop an integral painted wood pedestal with octagonal base. Base – 8 1/2" H. Figure – 46" H x 18 1/2" W x 20" D. Late 19th century. Provenance: Private Southeast Tennessee collection. CONDITION: Losses to paint with cracks and losses to wood throughout. From an estate that sustained fire damage.
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