Finally, an affordable Butler who is entirely Dependable, Trustworthy & Discreet.. Utler's appearance seems a bit comical, that is exactly what its' maker intended. He depicts the fictional character JIGGS from "Bringing Up Father, " a comic strip that debuted in 1913. This popular syndicated strip, by George McManus.
Provided a caricature of American life in the early 20th century. This circa 1930's JIGGS figure was created for.Use as a Smoking Stand with an ashtray attached to his original tray. POTENTIAL USES: At home, this Butler stands. His sturdy tray is the. Perfect height (26 3/4 from the floor) for use next. As a charming little side table for drink, book, notepad, eyeglasses, playing cards, etc. He can also hold a roll of toilet paper in the bathroom; offer napkins at the buffet; display a vase of flowers; provide a place for family members to leave notes for one another "Walking Dog" "Shopping" etc. Is equally adept in a retail or restaurant business setting. Position him on a table or counter to offer business cards, brochures or promotion pieces; display directional and informational signs; hold a tip tray; or even to display merchandise.
All hand crafted out of solid wood to depict the comic strip Butler known as JIGGS. Red top hat and vest; white collar and cuffed shirt; white, black-buttoned spats; black shoes, tuxedo jacket and pants; brown walking stick (cane); blue oblong tray with rounded corners and rectangular blue base -also with rounded corners. N the figure's front side, his vest is adorned with creamy round vintage buttons. Shiny square vintage buttons act as his cuff links.
Olid, sturdy and stands perfectly level. Both tray and base are. Securely screwed to the figure. The bottom of the base is felted to protect floor or table surfaces where he is displayed. A few sections of the figure's 3/4 width have uneven surfaces with small nicks and very slight pitting -please see the magnified photos provided.There is NO paint loss; fading; discoloration; stains; warping; holes, breaks or repairs. Has been replaced -the original smoking stand had a.
Round tray with a central hole to hold a removable ashtray. The figure has also been repainted.
Very clean and completely odor free. OVERALL DIMENSIONS: 28 3/4 tall (floor to hat) x 1. FIGURE DIMENSIONS: 28 1/4" tall x 9". (front to back without tray or base) x 3/4 thick. TRAY HEIGHT FROM FLOOR: 26 3/4.TRAY DIMENSIONS: 7 deep (front to back) x 5. BASE DIMENSIONS: 10 deep x 8. WEIGHT: 3 pounds, 13 ounces. PLEASE STUDY THE PHOTOS CAREFULLY AS THEY ARE AN IMPORTANT PART OF THIS DESCRIPTION. Vtg 29 Folk Art WOOD BUTLER-Waiter SIDE TABLE-Smoking Stand-SERVING TRAY" is in sale since Monday, February 24, 2020.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Decorative Arts\Woodenware\Carved Figures". The seller is "doganddaisy" and is located in Brockport, New York. This item can be shipped to United States, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Costa rica, Dominican republic, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, El salvador, Honduras, Jamaica, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Turks and caicos islands, Bangladesh, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Nicaragua, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Viet nam, Uruguay, Russian federation.