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Folk Art Black Americana Butler Smoking Stand, circa 1900


An American Folk Art Butler smoking stand for cigarettes, matches holding an ash tray, can also be used as an umbrella or cane stand(without the tray) or for serving hors d'oeuvres or candy, cards, etc. An original butler stand with a copper holder for matches, a copper cup for cigarettes and a copper tray. This wonderful butler is painted in black red white and gold. One of the many conversational pieces made in America in the early 1900s, with America's great fascination with the art of smoking, now so embedded in our history. It is a very sought after collectible. Impressed Patent applied For en verso. Reduced


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  • Condition
    Good. aged copper tray-7.5 in. diameter-rim has a few dips adding to the aged patina and some aged dings, as is desirable to add character to folk art.
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses.
  • Dimensions

    H 34 in. x W 9.5 in. x D 10 in.

    H 86.36 cm x W 24.13 cm x D 25.4 cm

  • Seller location
    West Palm Beach, FL
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