Tom Clark Gnome "Monty" (Race Car Driver Series)

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  • Sold Date: Mar 03, 2008
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The following authentic Tom Clark gnome/sculpture from Cairn Studios located in Davidson, NC (Made in the USA) is up for auction:

Name: Monty (Race Car Driver Series)

Edition Number: 29

Date on Gnome: 1988

Approx. Size: 4 1/4" High X 5 1/2" Base

Condition: Mint

Hand Signed: Yes, short

Story Card: Yes


Release Date: 7/00/89

Retire Date: 3/31/95

Original Box: Yes with label

Shipping & Handling: $8.00 (Priority mail)

****Sorry - No combined shipping****

Monty is named for Monte Carlo, home of the Monaco Grand Prix. You can tell from Monty's hat that he's going fast, and the look on his face says that he thinks he's going to win. It's a red car, green lifesaver steering wheel with wiper blades.

Dr. Tom Clark is the most well known sculptor in America today, and is best known for his warm and whimsical gnomes, woodspirits and other limited edition collectible sculptures. I'm amazed to think someone can sculpt a face so tiny and seem so real! His woodspirits (gnomes) are clay sculptures, made from crushed pecan shells. He is a former professor of religious art. Each sculpture is a limited edition collectible.

The story card tells a little bit about the statue or what prompted Tom Clark to create
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