figure (art)

Figure of a cats' meat man made of wood and mounted on a plywood base. The figure is male and has a brown shirt, blue-green trousers, dark shoes, white apron with a string fastening at the back and a yellow hat with a pink band. He is holding a spike in his right hand and has a basket with more meat inside. Also mounted on the base is a black and white cat with green eyes.

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