Vintage Chalkware US Navy Sailor Girl Figurine by JY Jenkins 1943 (Large)

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    FOR SALE ☞ J.Y. Jenkins Signed Chalkware US Navy Sailor Doll

    DESCRIPTION ☞ This beauty stands over a foot tall. Brightly painted, she wears a navy blue sailor suit and a silver banded hat that says US NAVY. Glossy at the front and chalk finish on the back. Signed JY Jenkins "Copywrited" 1943

    From his biography at findagrave dot com:

    June Yates Jenkins was one of the most prominent and well-respected, talented chalk ware artists during the great carnival chalk ware prize era of the early 1920's to 1950's. J.Y. Jenkins was the first artist to copyright his chalk ware art. Yates Jenkins copyrighted over 75 pieces of carnival chalk ware. His first copyright was on January 8, 1923, the last one was on June 15 1945.

    DIMENSIONS & WEIGHT ☞ 13.5" tall with 3" base dia. approx 2 lbs.

    CONDITION ☞ Has some wear in the paint and chalk. Please see photos.

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