Antique French Carved Wood Lay or Artist Figure/Model
A finely carved lay figure,
Adjustable and moveable at hands, leg joints, arms, hands, head, and in the torso.
These highly collectable figures are increasingly scarce. This is a particularly well carved model with fine detailing.
French, c19th century.
Lay figures were originally used by artists to dress and study the human form to guide paintings.
Dimensions: 25 H x 8 W x 3 D in cm.
Viewing or collection can be arranged at our Hampton Court Gallery via appointment.