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Lot 8215
Vintage hand-painted porcelain Boy Figurine DeLee Art vase or planter 1949.

Planter, ceramic glazed figurine created by Jimmie Lee Stewart, marked on the bottom de Lee Art Hollywood, 1949.

Jimmie Lee Stewart started deLee about 1936 creating animal and people figurines, wall pockets and a few cookie jars until about 1958. DeLee was in Los Angeles, California from 1937 through part of the 1950s.

DeLee pieces are hand-painted, often with closed eyes and long lashes or scared-open eyes. DeLee was marked with a foil sticker and sometimes a stamped mark on ecru clay.

Joanne Fulton Schaefer wrote a book on deLee Art in 1997, 144 pages of color photos in hardcover format entitled "Delee Art: The Pictorial Story of a California Artist and Her Company."

US: Priority (c 2-4 days) -------- $18.50
Canada: 1st Class (c. 2-6 weeks) - $28.50
World: 1st Class (c.2-8 weeks) --- $40.50

Condition

The figurine is approx. 7.3/4" [19.5cm] tall, c. 4" x 2.7/8" [10.2cm x 7.5cm] at the bottom. Nicely crackled glaze, no chips, no hairlines, very good condition.

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De Lee Porcelain Boy Figurine, 1949 Art Planter

Estimate $95 - $185Jul 03
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