Vintage 1920's Chalkware Kewpie Flapper Doll Lamp For Sale
Selling a 1920's Chalkware Kewpie Flapper Doll Lamp. All original. Jointed arms.The head is part of the molded body-not jointed like the arms.As fragile as it is and looks it works! It is a great piece from the 1920's/ Art Deco period. It has the kewpie stance on a sm. round base with a painted drk olive greenbacklessdress/wrap. An art deco flourish on the front. On each wrist is tied a piece of ribbon with fine metallic? thread running thru it. A gathered ribbon around the neck( deteriorating). It looks as if it may of had a fabric or ribbon bonnet but age has deteriorated the fabric. No evidence of any hair. The lamp shade has a green and faded gold art deco design on all four sides. It has a wire harp that slips over the bulb. The bulb was found with it. It works. The lamp has a "silk elec. cord" with a plug that screws into a bulb socket. Cord length approx. 8 ft. This lamp was found still screwed into a overhead light. The switch was flipped- it lit up. This lamp is in a fragile state. It has missing fingers, chips, a hole on the rear end, a crack that runs from arm to arm across the back at the shoulder blades. Refer to the pictures as to it's condition. Too wonderful of an old piece to just throw away. Look at that painted face. Message any questions you may have about it. No out of country shipping. Buyer to contact seller within 48 hrs of close of sale. Item ships asap once payment is received. It will be wrapped and boxed well to prevent any more damage during shipping. Thank you for looking. Good luck offerding.