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    A Collection of Whimsical 'Clay Art' Ceramic Movie Star Face-Masks, Circa 1988. Twelve total, all made by the San Francisco-based company 'Clay Art' whose heyday was in the 1980s, many have 'Clay Art' stickers and/or markings on the back, images include those of (in alphabetical order): Humphrey Bogart, Marlon Brando (from 1953's "The Wild One"), Charlie Chaplin, Joan Crawford, James Dean (from 1955's "Rebel Without A Cause"), Clark Gable (from 1938's "Test Pilot"), Clark Gable (from 1939's "Gone With The Wind"), Judy Garland (from 1939's "The Wizard of Oz"), Elvis Presley, Elizabeth Taylor (from 1963's "Cleopatra"), John Wayne, and Mae West; sold in novelty stores in the late 1980s, now most of these classic movie star ones are hard to find, even on eBay! (Please note the Wayne piece has paint chips on the eyes and a few have crazing evident from the kiln.)
    All Mostly: 14" x 12" x 4"


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    Auction Dates
    April, 2015
    18th-19th Saturday-Sunday
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