His right arm is raised with the hand holding a bracket to accept a horses reins. The statue including cotton bale stands approximately 43 Tall. The base (bale) measures approximately 16 X 16 square and has a wall thickness of 7/16.
There are two attached tabs that allow for the base to be bolted to a concrete pad or similar installation. The surfaces of the Groom and Bale show rust, pitting, and natural weathering. There is a small area on its right side neck that has a silver colored material unsure of its origin, but the section appears to be intact. The vintage of the blue and white paint is unknown, but it appears to have been applied a while ago.
No cleaning or attempt to remove surface rust has been attempted. That decision will be left to this beautiful Grooms new owner, who might decide to leave it in its natural state or prepare and repaint it. Please consult the pictures carefully. This beautiful 19th Century Groom Hitching Post will make a wonderful addition to your Black Americana collection, or a unique lawn or garden statue. We aim to make your on line shopping as simple and pleasurable as possible.Please after viewing our item read all the following information before purchasing. Our greatest source is from local businesses that are equally environmentally conscious. OVER SIZED/OVER WEIGHT ITEMS SUCH AS FURNITURE, TOOLS, ARCHITECTUALS, ETC. We are happy to provide quotes from shippers we have found to be reliable and cost efficient. We will coordinate all arrangements with them and provide each party with all necessary instructions, addresses, and contact information. Arrangements to pay for their services are made directly with them. Again, we make it a hassle free process for you. They provide packing services and can make arrangements with shippers and commercial carriers taking advantage of less than truck loads (LTL) opportunities.
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The item "Black Americana Lawn Jockey Groom Hitching Post Statue Cast Iron 43 Tall" is in sale since Monday, March 14, 2016. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Black Americana\Figures & Sculptures". The seller is "antiquesatcamelot" and is located in Bennington, Vermont. This item can be shipped to United States.