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Marwal Ind. Inc. "Asian Beauty" 10" Chalkware Bust by Brower/ Circa 1965

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    Posted 6 years ago

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    My trip to Volunteer's of America today netted me this lovely Asian beauty Marwal bust. She has the most amazing eyes and except for a few easily touched up nicks to her hair in back she's almost perfect. Clearly marked and dated on the back 1965 Marwal Ind. Inc. by Brower. She looks amazing for being fifty years old. She may have been one of a pair but I'm not sure. There's not much about the company that I could find online. They did make a variety of these busts that represent cultures from all over the world. -Mike-

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    1. racer4four racer4four, 6 years ago
      I adore her!
      These head busts are hard to find here and never in op shops! They sell for heaps!!!
    2. katherinescollections katherinescollections, 6 years ago
      Beautiful, mike!

      I have a set of heads that are white, bought them in a yard sale, and I see them every so often at the second hands, so I didn't think they had much value, I just liked the way they look. Yours is very attractive!
    3. mikelv85 mikelv85, 6 years ago
      Thanks Karen and Katherine for the "loves" :) .... I've seen a few online and they're selling for fifty to a hundred. I was lucky to pay just five dollars !
    4. DrFluffy DrFluffy, 6 years ago
      What a great find... She is beautiful
    5. mikelv85 mikelv85, 6 years ago
      Thanks DrFluffy :)
    6. surfdub66 surfdub66, 6 years ago
      Beauty that doesnt age ;-)
    7. mikelv85 mikelv85, 6 years ago
      So right SD :)
    8. GeodeJem GeodeJem, 6 years ago
      In the UK we have chalkware busts, mainly Legend and Bossons. I personally love the Bossons. Yours is excellent and given me something to look out for. In North Wales on the Island of Angelesy, there was a pub called the Pilot and its interior décor was entirely given up to Bossons heads.
    9. inky inky, 6 years ago
      She is beautiful...I love her hair.... :-)
    10. mikelv85 mikelv85, 6 years ago
      Thanks Inky :)
    11. nutsabotas6 nutsabotas6, 5 years ago
      She's gorgeous!! Want to trade, LOL. :)
    12. mikelv85 mikelv85, 5 years ago
      Thanks Ken... She just needs a make :) Luckily this one just had some minor nicks to her hair in the back which was an easy fix with a black sharpie. I think Ho2 has one as well that he posted a couple weeks ago.

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