Russel Wright (1904-1976) was considered to be the most prolific American Industrial Designer of the 20th Century. The products he created influenced modernism, for the home, from the 1930's through the 1950's. This figure is a reproduction of Wright's circus "Seal." Soft abstract lines were used to capture the shape and features of this popular animal seen at a circus, zoo, or aquarium. Wright was a frequent visitor to the Central Park Zoo. Seals fascinated him as they gracefully swam through the water despite their large size and weight. Designed to be a paperweight, but also was used as a decorative accessory. Wright named this fun, charming, lovable, and his most favorite animal...Whoozoo.Material: Cold Cast Resin
Approx Dimensions: L: 9.5" x W: 3.5" x H: 4"
Weight: 2.15 lbs