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presepio figure, seated man
  • Italy
  • presepio figure, seated man, late 1700s
  • Where object was made: Italy
  • terracotta, brass, silk, faille, wire, twine
  • Object Height: 21.6 cm
    Object Height: 8 1/2 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1833

Seated young man. Terracotta figure with gray silk coat with gold trim, pink lining, yellow fraille waistcoat with trim, pink cummerbund, white pantaloons with gold trim at knees. Wire armature wrapped with twine. Figures has a small brass trupet on long chain.