Bossons Chalkware Heads "imagical World Of Bossons" "york" 1988
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Bossons Chalkware Heads "Imagical World Of Bossons" "YORK" 1988
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Bossons Chalkware Head
"Imagical World Of Bossons"
W. Ray Bossons designed the first "Character Wall Masks" in 1958.
The popularity of these "Heads" spread worldwide.
Bossons designed gypsum plaster "heads" in many forms, such as Seafarers, Men of the Deserts, Mountains & Sea,and many more.
This Bossons is titled, "YORK"
York was an explorer and hero with the Lewis & Clark Expedition of 1804.
The BOSSONScharacter study wall head of York is based upon literary descriptions and sketches and paintings of the time.
York was the man-servant of William Clark, and he was the only black man to be part of the Lewis and Clark Corps of Discovery, which set out for the western sea in the spring of 1804.
York loved to dance. He was a big man - he was almost 6 feet 5 inches & weighed over 200 pounds. Even the various Indian tribe the Expedition met later were surprised at his gracefulness and dancing ability.
As with all Bossons, York is very life like!
York measures 6 1/2" x 4 3/4" x 3 1/4" inches at the widest & longest points. This weighs in at 1 pounds, 7.6 ounces.
This is marked:
1988 BOSSONS ENGLAND
This also has both hang tags.
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