"Good point. Instead of doing google word query image searches, I found myself pouring over websites like Getty and using searches of inside Victorian homes (room by room.) A very interesting way of doing searches. I am sure this group will find an…"
"Material I assume is Plastic? With the base cut in half it looks like it could be wall mounted. The removal cup and a place for 1 toothbrush I assume.
I saw nothing for Crown Toy Company
Possibly A bell hop
or Cracker Jack"
"To my untrained eyes, this is new and painted to look old. The wear marks look contrived and the carving remedial. Of course I am the guy that would unknowingly sit on the worlds biggest gold nugget panning for gold. Good luck"
"The search continues..response from Anton Kolig website
I am sorry to tell you that this painting is not by Anton Kolig.
Maybe there are some similarities in the colors, but the brushstroke and also the whole composition is very different to Anton…"
"That's a good lead Tom, I did find his name and noticed the similar color palate. Let's see what happens I submitted it to Anton Kolig website http://www.antonkolig.com/en/
and asked for information.. "