Figurine, HomCo Geishas #1443, Set of 2, Porcelain Vintage

Figurine, HomCo Geishas #1443, Set of 2, Porcelain Vintage

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  • Pattern: #1443, White Porcelain Geishas
  • Made in Taiwan
  • Vintage: 1970’s – 1980’s
  • Details:  This is a lovely pair of Geishas from HomCo (Home Interiors & Gifts) in striking poses.  They are white porcelain with a high shine glaze.  If you look closely you’ll see the gown on one  has flowers and the other has birds embossed on the porcelain, a nice detail and really well done.  They both retain their original foil HomCo stickers that read: “Made in Taiwan”.  They are also stamped on the bottom with the HomCo logo and number 1443.  Beautiful detail for a bookshelf, curio or office.  Great gift for a chinoiserie collector.  
  • Material:  Porcelain
  • Dimensions:  7.0 inches Tall, approx. 3.0 inches Wide (at widest point).
  • Condition:  Vintage – Used.  Excellent Condition.  There are no chips, cracks, or scratches.   Please remember these are VINTAGE and ANTIQUE items, they are NOT new. Every effort has been made to show any scratches, wear and tear and imperfections.  Some pictures have been enhanced to show detail.
  • Shipping is included on every order, (continental US only), unless otherwise noted.  AK, HI and International shoppers, please Contact Us for shipping fees.

HomCo (Home Interiors & Gifts), was founded by Mary C. Crowley in Carrollton, Texas on December 5, 1957.  Mary structured the company much like Mary Kay Cosmetics, Avon and others who had mostly women selling door to door and at home parties.  They purchased items mostly from Asian manufacturers like China, Taiwan, and the Philippines and distributed them through their distribution network. The company celebrated its 25th anniversary in 1983 and had grown sales to $400 million.  Sadly, Mary Crowley died in 1987, Don Carter, her second husband, became president and CEO and by the early 1990’s the company had sales of over $850 million, with some 42,000 independent sales people.  In 1994 Don wanted to retire, the company was sold to the investment firm of Hicks, Muse, Tate & Furst in a $1 billion leveraged buyout.  However, by April 29, 2008 they filed for bankruptcy.  After bankruptcy Home Interiors was bought by the owners and founders of Home & Garden Party.  In 2009 they merged the two companies renaming it Celebrating Home and it continues to operate from Home and Garden Party’s headquarters in Marshall, TX.

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Weight2.8 lbs
Dimensions10 × 10 × 10 in

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