The twelve inch figurines . #1 The Knocker upper.

This is coming up to be finished soon.In the fashion of ceramics of the period. As always there is only one of these .

O.a.k.

I am reworking the portrait currently.

About two pounds in weight.

 

These are shots of the knocker upper ( google ) who worked a North Eastern City in England. Late 1890’s through early 1900’s.

The Knocker uppers were usually women , sometimes men who worked as human alarm clocks for the shift workers in the ship yards, mills and mines.

Aves ( pulverized stone and Resin , carved .)   Acrylic paint on aluminum interior and mahogany base.

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