Start a conversation with a piece of Americana Folk Art
This antique bust is certain to be a conversation starter. Dating to 1902, this piece was originally set on a store counter and was charged with advertising tobacco products. A classic piece of folk art from the era, this chalk-ware bust of"HIAWATHA" has a handsome countenance and dons a banded bear claw trade necklace. The scrolled cartouche has his name engraved.
affiliation: tobacco advertising
hallmarks: HIAWATHA, By FC Neddernut St. Louis
materials: polychrome chalk-ware
measurements: 10 1/2"
freight to be determined
abrasions and surface wear commensurate with age
dust accumulations throughout
appears to have been retouched
wear from use
All returns on jewelry are subject to exchange or store credit only.
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