Harry Hood Figurine in Original Box

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1983

GUSN

GUSN-10153

Description

Glazed ceramic figure of delivery man (Harry Hood) in blue overalls with logo and white cap, hands on his hips; inscribed white oval base, label on underside; rectangular black box with photo of figurine "In the Candy Store" on lid, photo and bio. of Prescott W. Baston (founder) on back side; printed in white

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

Inscribed on edge of base: Harry Hood/ Copr 1983/ P.W. Baston, Jr. Label on underside: Sebastian Handcast & Hand painted/ Hudson, Massachusetts/ Miniatures R[in circle]/ 1983 Printed on box 1) front 2) back 3) left side 4) right side 5) label on right side: 1) The wonderful world of/ Sebastian/ Miniatures 2) Prescott W. Baston ... American art 3) Collectible Groups .../ Sebastian Miniatures R [in circle] 321 Central St., Hudson Mass. 01749 4) Model #/ Subject 5) 2961/ Harry Hood [typed]

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

5 x 1 7/8 x 1 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Elizabeth McAfoose

Accession Number

1995.274.1-.2

Places

Massachusetts (United States)