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The Balloon Man Limited Edition Plate 1979/Nursery Decor

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The Balloon Man Limited Edition plate 1979

8-1/2" Edition was limited to members of Calhoun's Collectors Society in 1979. Mint condition, but there is no original box.

This Calhoun's Collectors Society Limited Edition Plate was designed by artist Dominic John Mangolla, issued in 1979 and is made of ivory porcelain. This plate is approximately 8 1/2-inches in diameter with gold-leaf trim. The picture on the front was modeled after the original painting by Dominic Mingolla 'The Balloon Man' which features a balloon vender in the park selling balloons to a little girl and boy with his vendor stand in the background. On the back of the plate in brown lettering is 'The Balloon Man', 'an original painting by Dominic Mingolla', 'Edition limited to members of the Calhoun's Collectors Society', under that is the Calhoun's Collectors Society mark and under that is the Dominic John Mingolla mark with his name next to it, under that is '1979, C.C.S., Inc.
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