Isabel Bloom, February 20, 1908 To May 1, 2001. One of Her Final Works of Art In 2000, This Is Clay Sculpture of Sisters Holding Hands Back To Back. Signed 2000. Born Isabel Scherer In Galveston, Texas, And Raised In Davenport, Iowa. She Learned Sculpture While Studying At The Stone City Art Colony In Central Iowa Under Florence Sprague. Estimated less than 50 yrs old. Chalk ware is really plaster of Paris decorated with watercolors. One type was molded from porcelain models and painted and sold as inexpensive decorations in the nineteenth Century and are very valuable today. Figures of plaster, made from about 1910 to 1940 for use as prizes at carnivals, are also known as chalk ware. Chalk ware is very unsophisticated and is often considered folk art. For Size And Weight See The Last Photo If Not Written In This Description. All Photos Represent The Lot Condition. Please Read Our Terms And Conditions.