American Art Deco Shoe Advertising Character - Stylish Metal Figure
Great Facial Features and Smart Looking Clothing on this Metal Advertising Figure
Stylish painted metal Art Deco advertising character used in the 30's and 40's to promote Bostonians Shoes. This advertising character is featured on page 198 of the book "Counter Culture - The Allure of Mini-Mannequins" by Steven Heller + Louise Fili. The quick pace of the figure suggests a city dweller on his way to work. Character has great details from the facial features, impeccable pants pleat, fitted jacket and perfectly placed tie.This is a great period piece to add to any Art Deco collection.
Item is in great original condition with minor signs of use to the paint and is mounted on a custom made base.
Measures approximately: 17" high