Carved Wood GAUCHO STATUETTE WITH BOLAS Chiseled Outfit - (eBay item 290182056352 end time Nov-22-07 18:45:00 PST)
This carved wood statuette shows a South American gaucho in dark wood holding light-colored bolas or boleadorus. His costume is detailed and authentic with a hat, kerchief, belt (tirador), shirt, loose-fitting trousers (bombachas), chiripá and boots.
He stands about seven inches high. A nail extending from his right foot extends into the wooden base. The bolas is cord and cork.
If you want information on gauchos and bolas, visit http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gaucho and http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bolas
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