Once representing the finest in sculptures and art, Chilmark closed its doors in 2000 after 25 years in the creation of fine pewter items. Contracting some of the best artists each piece was numbered and recorded, and most were mounted on polished wood bases. The artist for this articulate piece is Lucille Charlotte Hampton, who is most recognized for her Western sculptures. Born in 1922 in Brooklyn, Lucille
Is considered a postwar contemporary artist and many of her bronzes have been sold at auction for thousands of dollars. This artistic sculpture shows a horse contorted in mid-air trying to avoid a skunk under foot. Created with exceptional detail and artistic relief from the fur on the skunk to the etched hooves and wild mane and mounted on a polished wood base. Marked # 647, this is a rare piece with only a couple out there on the market. C 1979, measures 4 ½ inches long x 4 ½ inches high x 3 ¾ inches wide.