African Male Mooring Post Finial, mid-19th century, the head with bold facial features, on a custom base, ht. 9 in.
Literature: For a similar example see W. Douglas McCombs, ed., Horsing Around: 19th Century Cast Iron Hitching Posts, the Collection of Phil and Bunny Savino (Albany Institute of History and Art: Albany, 2008), p. 54.
A Flushing, New York, Collection
Overall height including base 11 7/8 in.
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