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    Posted 8 years ago

    emanueljay
    (10 items)

    I found this little guy years ago at a local swap meet. He stands about 10 inches tall and has a fabric body stuffed with horse hair I think. His head and hands are ceramic and have clear signs of being made in a mold. I alway thought he had a Bauhaus look which was one of the reason i got him. I know nothing more about him and would love to hear what you think. Thanks in advance.
    Manuel

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    Comments

    1. deityrita, 8 years ago
      the clown looks like a doll in my book "poppen made in belgium" by paul herman.
      it is an unica-clown, with head and hands in "pierre-ponce".
    2. emanueljay, 8 years ago
      Thank you deityrita, I was really surprised to see a response so quickly. Was there any mention to age or manufacture. I tried to find the book you mentioned but was only able to find one copy for sale and it was oversees. Thank you again, I really appreciate it!
    3. deityrita, 8 years ago
      hello emanueljay, the belgian unica dollfactory made these clowns and other figures (cowboys, fireman, soldiers, other clowns) after the war ,between 1944 and 1950.
      I have this information out of the book.
      greetings from belgium, deityrita.
    4. deityrita, 8 years ago
      hello emanueljay, i want to tell you also that the factory of dolls unica does not exist any more since 1972. the company was started in 1921 by the family verhoye dyckman. greetings , rita .
    5. stefdesign stefdesign, 8 years ago
      He's awesome!
    6. emanueljay, 8 years ago
      Thank you again Deityrita.
      From your original post I thought unica was a style not a company. (not very smart of me).
      I really didn't expect comments on the clown so you help was a great surprise! Thanks.

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