This beautiful clay/porcelain statuette depicts a young mailman on his horse, driving a mail carriage and heralding the arrival of the mail by blowing his horn. This would be a great addition to your collection or a wonderful gift for a loved one. It is hand crafted and painted with great color and detail. The “M.I. Hummel” signature can be found on the bottom of the piece. This collectible figurine is in overall great condition, except for the missing horn. The figurine is clean with no chips or cracks. It measures 4.50” height, 6.50" width, 2.75" depth . This figure was made between 1960 and 1972. The art piece comes with certification of authenticity and has a $1,500.00 insurance value.
Hummel figurines (also known as M.I. Hummel figurines or simply Hummels) are a series of porcelain figurines based on the drawings of Sister Maria Innocentia Hummel, O.S.F. Hummel figurines have been referenced multiple times in popular culture. On the television series Gilmore Girls, a Hummel collection of Kyle's mother is broken during the fight between Dean and Jess (season 3, episode 20). In the web series Ask That Guy With The Glasses, Hummel figures are implied to be satanic. In a 2011 episode of "The Mentalist," human behavioral expert (and the titular "mentalist") Patrick Jane is surprised to learn "supercop" J.J. Laroche, a CBI chief, collects Hummel figurines when Jane visits Laroche's home for the first time. The Simpsons' sixteenth season episode "Home Away From Homer" reveals that Ned Flanders has a sizable collection of "Humble" figurines, a parody of Hummels. The Simpsons' also references Hummel figurines in the episode "Principal Charming" when Marge mentions that her sister Selma enjoys Hummel figurines. Etc.
Appraisal Value: $1,500.00
Our Price: $795.00
Specifications of Piece
|Title:||"Mail is Here"|
|Circa-Period :||Circa 1960's|
|Condition :||Like-new, except for missing horn|
|Measurements:||4½"x 6½"x 2 ¾ " inches|
|Distinguishing marks:||Signed "M.I. Hummel"|
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