Figurine/Planter, De Lee Art, Nina. This figurine is 6 1/2 tall. The girl is holding her apron out on both sides for flowers to be displayed. Aside from two barely detectable glaze flakes and overall crazing, this figurine is in very nice condition. It is pictured on Pg. 80 of Mike Schneider's California Potteries book. The impressed mark is unreadable but distinguishable.
1940's Figurine/Vase, deLee, Dimples. This adorable figurine is 8 tall. It was modelled by Jimmie Lee Stewart, the founder of deLee Art, which was located in Southern California. Dimples is wearing a long dress with a hat and has a muff over her hands. The puffed shoulders of the dress match the small hat on the back of her head. She has blond hair and a shy smile. Her head is turned to one side, and her dimples are evident, hence her name. This figurine is in good vintage condition with no chips, cracks or crazing. It has the Dimples label on the front and a 3/4 round silver paper label, but the deLee Art, California hand decorated is not visible on this one. She is in good vintage condition with no chips, cracks or crazing. A really lovely figurine from the past.
Figurine/Flower Holder, DeLee Art, Panchita . The figurine is 7 tall. She has brown braided hair and is decorated with lovely blue and orchid flowers on a white dress. Her apron is the flower holder. CONDITION: Excellent vintage condition, one has a little glaze crack on the inside of the flower holder opening; overall crazing, no chips or cracks. One has a partial Panchita label and the label on the other figurine is intact.
Figurine/Flower Holder Katrina , DeLee Art, circa 1940's, 7 tall. Katrina is a Dutch girl with hand decorated white dress, light brown hair, and a dutch hat also decorated with flowers. She is standing with her hands on her hips demurely looking down. Her apron is the flower holder. Aside from some light crazing and one tiny little paint rub on her toe, this figurine is in near perfect condition. It has the DeLee paper labels with the company name and her name.
Figurine/Flower Holder Hans , DeLee Art, circa 1940's, 7 1/2 tall. Hans is a Dutch boy with hand decorated blue pants, blond hair, a white shirt and flowers on his hat. He is leaning back against a tall square vase also decorated with flowers. This is the flower holder. Aside from some some light crazing, this figurine is in near perfect condition. It has the DeLee paper labels with the company name and his name.
Vintage Hors D'oeuvres Vase, De Lee Art. This fabulous old De Lee Art rooster vase is 10 tall x 3 wide x 5 1/2 long (from tail to chest). This is a dual-use item because in addition to the vase opening, there are toothpick holes on the breast of the rooster for hors d'oeuvres. The yellow, brown, green, white and black paint is all intact under the glaze. However, his red coxcomb was painted on top of the glaze and is quite worn off. He also has overall crazing and two paint flakes on his chest. The De Lee Art mark is impressed on the bottom.
Figurine/Planter, DeLee Art, Hank , planter, circa 1940's, 7 tall. Hank has a dark brown hat and a hand-painted flower-decorated vest with brown pants and spats. He is leaning back against a tall square vase which is the flower holder. Aside from some some light crazing and a couple of tiny fleabites on the base, this figurine is in near perfect condition. The base is incised DeLee Art 43 LA .