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California Pottery Flamingo Statues by Will-George

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Handmade and Flamingo Statues signed by California Potter "Will-George", circa 1940. This set includes one small sized statue, one medium-sized statue Dimensions: Tall flamingo H 10 in x W 4 in x D 3 in. Small tall flamingo H 7.5 in x W 2.5 in x D 3 in. Bio The Will-George company was founded in 1934 by William and George Climes in William's Los Angeles garage. The brothers manufactured high-quality artware of porcelain and earthenware. In the late thirties their work came to the attention of actor Edgar Bergen who was impressed enough to finance their business. With the new backing, Will-George moved to a larger facility in Pasadena. There they produced an extensive line of art pottery, including very popular bird and animal figurines of exceptional quality. In 1945 they became The Claysmiths and in 1947 became famous for their limited 200 Flamingo figure run personally commission by gangster Bugsy Siegel for his new Las Vegas Flamingo Hotel and Casino opening.   

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    H 10 in. x W 3 in. x D 4 in.H 25.4 cm x W 7.62 cm x D 10.16 cm
  • Seller Location
    Van Nuys, CA
  • Reference Number
    LU947416946892
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