Figural Parade Finial

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The late 19th century into the 20th century saw the rise of a health and fitness movement that became popular both here and abroad.

This carved wood and gilded figure of a weight lifter with custom fitted storage box was made for a gymnastics club as mascot for the parading atop a poll at special tournaments.

Dimension figure (H 22") x (W 11") x (D 8").
Details
Creator
Unknown (Sculptor)
Of the Period
Art Nouveau
Place of Origin
Belgium
Date of Manufacture
1880-1890
Period
19th Century
Materials and Techniques
Carved
Textile
Metal
Wood
Condition
Excellent
Wear
Wear consistent with age and use
Dimensions
26 in. H x 11 in. W x 11 in. D
66 cm H x 28 cm W x 28 cm D
Dealer Location
New York, NY
Number of Items
2
Reference Number
LU88181090020
Address
Joshua Lowenfels Works of Art
37 W 72nd Street
New York NY 10023
US
(646) 846-1938
1stdibs Dealer since 2009 Located in New York, NY
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