Depth: 4.5cm (1.75 inches)
Width: 7cm (2.75 inches)
Height: 12cm (4.75 inches)

Ref: DG 18

A 19th century soapstone carving of a fine and simple bearded man in his working smock and tie. It has the original paint. Smocks were used by the fishing and farming communities throughout the 19th and early 20th centuries. There is a famous image of Farmer Thomas Pitkin of Swanbourne wearing a wonderful example. Northern European, circa 1865.