John Gallagher 4 foot Carved Wooden Maiden Cigar Store Indian Statue
Here is a very nice john gallagher maiden cigar store indian. It stands 4 feet tall with 10 inch diameter base and is in excellent condition. If you would like to order a gallagher indian or other wood carving such as your favorite dog, cat, animal or person send us a message or better yet come visit us at our showroom in eagle idaho where we always have at least 15 gallagher cigar store indians on hand ready to go. We have 3, 4, 5, 6 & 7 footers in stock. Note: natural wood can crack on occasion, it is a natural process and is not a defect. It is are pleasure to offer the iconic & collectable cigar store indian sculptures by the famous gallagher family the gallagher's were the original carvers of the famous cigar store indians that became a symbol of tobacco stores and trading posts in the southwest. Own a piece of southwestern americana history.
Indian's are hand carved out of one piece of colorado aspen. Colorado aspen is the preferred material for these cigar store indian sculptures.
Hand painted with very fine details, a two page copy of an article about the gallagher family will also be included. The gallagher's ancestor, one of the first wooden indian carvers, started carving his indians in the 1840's. This item is made of aspen and wood, coloradao.