Dating from the late nineteenth-century, this superb sculpture is made from terracotta and is signed Munkacsy. A strong man pulls on a lever that is lifting a chain (probably to pull a boat into the harbor). It has a painted white finish.
Condition and wear consistent with age and use.
Approx. overall 20½" high x 24½" x 11¾"
Approx. overall 52cm high x 62cm x 30cm