Milk Wagon Figurine in Original Box

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1985

GUSN

GUSN-10149

Description

Glazed ceramic miniature horse-drawn wagon with Jersey Belle logo and text on side; red wheels and two men seated at front; oval base with grey brick road surface and curb incised with artist's name; green oval label affixed to underside; black rectangular cardboard box with white printing and color photo of figurine "In the Candy Store" on lid, photo and bio. of Prescott.W. Baston (founder) on back side.

Details

Descriptive Terms

figurines
cardboard
casting (process)
ceramic (material)
glazing (coating)
painting (coating)
printing (process)
Unidentified Ceramic
Slip Cast
Painted
Cardboard
Figurine

Inscription

Painted on side of wagon: Hood's/ Milk/ Cream Incised on edge of base: It's Hood's/ Copr 1985/ R.W. Baston, Jr. Underside in black ink: 1265/3250 Green oval label on underside: Sebastian/ Handcast and Hand Painted/ Hudson, Massachusetts/ Miniatures R[in circle]/ 1985 Printed on box 1) top and front side 2) back 3) left side 4) right side 5) label on right side: 1) The wonderful world of/ Sebastian Miniatures R[in circle] 2) Prescott W. Baston ... American art 3) Collectible Groups ... Sebastian Miniatures R [in circle] 3121 Central St., Hudson Mass. 01749 4) Model #/ Subject 5) 3602/ Hood Wagon [type] 1265 [ink]

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

2 x 3 7/8 x 2 3/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Elizabeth McAfoose

Accession Number

1995.275.1-.2

Places

Massachusetts (United States)