Keramikos 1932 Greece – Famous ‘It’ Girl, Clara Bow

Ceramic decorative figure depicting the famous “It Girl” Clara Bow (dated on the base 1932, Keramikos factory, Athens Greece).”It girl” is a term for a young woman who possesses the quality “It”, absolute attraction. Clara Bow (1905 – 1965) was an American actress who rose to stardom in silent film and became the ultimate sex symbol during the 1920s. It was her appearance as a plucky shop girl in the film “It“ that brought her global fame and the nickname : The It Girl”. She appeared in 46 silent films and 11 talkies. After marrying actor Rex Bell in 1931, Bow retired from acting and became a rancher in Nevada. Her final film, Hoop-La, was released in 1933. Bow died of a heart attack at the age of 60.The figure represents a Bow’s favorite pose with hands on head (private collection Athens, Greece).

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