Lot 5048: CAST-IRON TRADE FIGURE IN THE FORM OF A LADY ON HORSEBACK, CINCINNATI STOVE WORKS, LATE 19TH CENTURY |
January 21, 2017
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: cast mark on the reverse R CIN IRON FDY/ Cin. O -1903 and inscribed Cincinnati Stove Works Trademark.
Retains early red paint. Some corrosion, mostly to forelegs, head and neck and back side. Length is measured nose to tail.
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Dimensions: Length 39 in.
Literature: Frances McQueeney-Jones Mascolo, "Beyond Tradition: A Folk Art Collection in New Hampshire," Antiques & Fine Art, vol. VII, issue 2, Summer/Autumn 2006, p. 138.