Plaster or? Collie?

leahcateJuly 30, 2011

I inherited a "statue" of a sitting blond collie...very Lassie-like and about 30" tall, of unknown age. It's dirty and I'm not in love. Made of paper mache or plaster or? Realizing that occasionally something dirty and unattractive can still be of value, should I dump it or attempt to paint....faux stone, perhaps? I'm guessing it's maybe circa 1960's.

I do appreciate your opinions. Hope no pic doesn't make it impossible for you . :>/

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lindac

Don't repaint....perhaps wash very gently?
A picture really would help....there is a big difference between paper mache and plaster.
Can you sort of rub it with corn meal and dust that off....then perhaps sell it if you don't love it?
Linda C

    Bookmark   July 30, 2011 at 8:59PM
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kim_okla

Maybe chalkware?

    Bookmark   July 31, 2011 at 7:02PM
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leahcate

Thank you lindac and kim...I know it's about impossible without a pic :>/ I will leave it for now and post again when I get a pic...thanks again!

    Bookmark   August 2, 2011 at 12:34PM
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