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A EARLY 17TH CENTURY ENGLISH CARVED OAK FIGURE OF A BARBERS-SURGEON. CIRCA 1630.

A EARLY 17TH CENTURY ENGLISH CARVED OAK FIGURE OF A BARBERS-SURGEON. CIRCA 1630.

THIS FIGURE IS CARVED IN THE ROUND AND STANDS 26" HIGH, HOLDING A SURGEONS KNIFE/SCALPAL, THE BASE HAS THE REMAINS OF A TENON APPARENTLY ACCORDING TO THE RETIRED BADA DEALER FROM WHICH IT WAS PURCHASED IT WAS A TRAVELLING SIGN CARRIED BY THE BARBER-SURGEON WHILE TRAVELLING FROM TOWN TO TOWN AND WOULD HAVE SLOTTED INTO A STAND OUTSIDE THE RELEVENT PREMISES WHEN HE WAS IN TOWN TO DO HIS WORK. PAPER LABEL TO REVERSE EXPLAINING THE BARBER-SURGEONS HISTORY. FROM A RETIRED BADA DEALERS COLLECTION.

26" HIGH X 5" WIDE X 4" DEEP.

STOCK NO 1451.