Ella Fitzgerald

Name: Ella Fitzgerald  Made by and When: Floyd Bell, 1999 Material:  Carved from basswood and jetulong, cloth body, wire armature, wooden stand Height:  18 inches tall Hair/Eyes/Mouth:  Black hair carved from a block of jetulong wood/carved facial features with brown eyes, a smiling mouth and painted teeth Clothing:  White brocade suit with full-length skirt embellishedContinue reading “Ella Fitzgerald”

“Kor,” “Kizzy,” and “Libby”

Name: Kor, Kizzy, Libby (named by the owner) Made by and When: Kor January, 2002, 2015, and 2014, respectively Material: Maple, oak, and poplar woods; the girls have spring joints. Marks: Signed hang tag reads: K. Jan (Kor); WLBDA 15 (on leg, Kizzy); and KJ/14 (on head, Libby) Height: 10, 8, and 14 inches Face:Continue reading ““Kor,” “Kizzy,” and “Libby””