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Cliff Arquette (American,1905-1974). Beautifully carved and polychrome sculptural wood (with some metal details) military figure depicting an officer from the Gordon Highlanders in navy blue and green plaid kilt uniform. Figure standing at full length and carved in the round on a rectangular base with patch of brown to green textured ground at center, "OFFICER GORDON HIGHLANDERS" identifying the work at center. Unsigned. Approximate height 12.75", base 4.75" x 5". Note: Clifford Charles "Cliff" Arquette worked as an actor or comedian throughout the 20th century. He is best known for his performance as Charley Weaver. In the 1950s, Arquette established Cliff AArquette's Soldiers Museum in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. The museum included Arquette's renderings of solders as well as other historical items. In 2014, the museum closed and the contents were sold at auction.

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Cliff Arquette, Gordon Highlanders Officer Figure

Estimate $700 - $900Dec 2, 2017