ROYAL HICKMAN METAL FISH PLATTER BRUCE FOX CIRCA 1940'S
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Sold Date: 01/04/2008
Channel: Online Auction
Offered for auction is a magnificent mid-century modern Royal Hickman fish platter tray. Bruce Fox. Circa mid-1940's.Hallmarked - Royal Hickman, Bruce Fox, RH3. The tail fin is also metal stamped as shown in photo 6. Highly detailed and generously sized with a recessed center, gracefully curved outer edges and a footed base. An exquisite metalware piece strictly for display, for serving your guests, or for use as a spectacular centerpiece. In very nice vintage condition with light surface wear consistent with age. Measurements: 13" x 9". A rare find and an impressive mid-century modern Hickman collectible that offers a superb presentation for any setting. Vintage Royal Hickman collectibles are becoming very highly collectible because these pieces have not been made under the Hickman name since the 1950's . This sculpted metal fish design is indicative of Hickman and is perfect for a tropical decor or collector. Royal Hickman designed silver, pottery, glass, aluminum, furniture, lamps and other items for Haeger Potteries. First as a metal sculptor and potter in California, then on to Illinois, Hickman worked for Haeger from 1938 to 1944 (and again from the 1950's - 1969), but continued to contribute additional designs to the firm during the 1950s on a freelance basis. He operated studio art potteries, in Tennessee and Florida in the 40's and 50's. Hickman also designed crystal animal figurines for the Heisey Glass Company. The last years of his life he lived in Guadalajara, Mexico, and continued designing for Royal Haeger. Thanks for looking - and good luck!AUCTION DETAILS - PLEASE READ* Paypal payment is due within three days of auction close.* As you will see in my feedback comments from Buyers, I pack carefully and ship fast. Your item will always be shipped immediately upon receipt of your Paypal payment.* USA shipping only. Any other locations, please contact Seller for additional shipping costs before bidding.* Shipping insurance is optional; seller is not responsible for shipping damage or lost items..........and from my experience with USPS, items are not at all handled carefully or gently. * Please read item description carefully as item is being sold as-is with no returns or refunds. All sales are final - no exceptions. If you have any more questions about this item or need more pictures, PLEASE ask before placing your bid. * Golden Rule observer....feedback will be left when feedback is received. I can then be assured that your package has arrived at its destination as promised.* See more current auctions by clicking on " Seller's Other Items " above. ++++ Check out my other items ! ++++
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