Hummel Whitsuntide - TMK 1
This wonderful figurine was manufactured by M.I. Hummel. Today, t is officially called "Whitsuntide", but has also been referred to as "Christmas" and as "Happy New Year". It depicts children in a clock tower playing trumpets, while an angel looks on from below. Whitsuntide was originally modeled in 1946 by master sculptor Arthur Moeller. This is the rare early version, with TMK 1 (the crown mark) which dates its production somewhere between 1946 to 1949. It is incised with mold number 163. The piece is 7.25" tall with a 2.75" square base. This piece is in excellent condition with no damage.