A LARGE statue of nude man and woman ready to kiss by Haeger from 1995. It is a light gray color and even larger in person than it looks in the photos.
Stamped Haeger on the bottom with the original sticker still in place - see photo. The sticker says copyright 1995.
Measures 15" high. It is 9" deep across man's shoulders. Across the front, it is about 10" wide.
Weights nearly 6 lbs. before packing for shipment.
No chips or cracks and in nice vintage condition. A chip on the base area, and light wear on the bottom as would be expected - see photo. Item's price reflects condition.
NOTE: The Haegar company started as a Dundee, Illinois brickyard along the Fox River in 1852, using clay from the riverbank. David H. Haeger, a German immigrant, became part owner of the Dundee Brickyard in 1871. At the Century of Progress Exposition in 1934 in Chicago, Haeger Potteries' exhibit included a complete working ceramic factory where souvenir pottery was made on the spot.
In 1934, Royal Arden Hickman (1893-1969) joined the firm to design a line of artware sold under the brand name "Royal Haeger". Hickman was the chief designer from 1938-1944. Items produced during Hickman's tenure are marked "Royal Haeger by Royal Hickman U.S.A. R-###". During the 1950s, Hickman, no longer employed by Haeger Potteries, contributed designs to the company as a freelancer. Haeger pieces have become collectible in recent years.
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Aug 11, 2019
Seller has great communication, answers questions quickly. Received exactly as described. Packed well. Love it!