Rare retired 1989 Shade Tree Creations Inc Executive cowboy sculpture by Bill Vernon

$148.00

This 1989 Bill Vernon sculpture is of the "Executive" and features a cowboy in suit with sacks of money. According to the Bill Vernon value guide, this piece is stock number 215, was retired at the end of 1991, 3000 were produced, and as of 2003 had a secondary market value of $175. I fell in love with the piece when I saw it because I remembered these guys from the past and absolutely loved their shitface grins and whimsical ways. The Shade Tree factory burned in 1998, so this piece pre-dates the smaller pieces that came out after that disaster.

This piece measures about 10" tall by 5-3/4" wide and about 6-3/4" deep. It's fairly light ceramic composite material weighing in at just about two pounds. Will be double boxed for shipping. Has some areas where the paint has rubbed off slightly but no cracks or chips. Stamped on back Shade Tree Creations Inc 1989 and carries original silver foil sticker.

A great piece that is as eccentric as its creator.


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