Each year, the Show brings together more than 100 U.S. and international artisans and dealers, including a number of I.G.M.A. Artisans and Fellows. They offer collectors unique, well-crafted 1-inch, 1/2-inch, and 1/4-inch scale miniatures from around the world.

Saturday, February 28, 2015

Exhibit: "African Game Room & Garden"

Michael Puff, the Good Sam Show photographer, exhibited his "African Game Room & Garden" at the 2014 Show. Adapted from a design by Whitledge & Burgess, the setting is South Africa.

In 1:12 scale, the exhibit is 19" wide, 15-1/4" deep, and 13-1/4" high.

The Great White Hunter & his Indian Manservant were commissioned from IGMA Fellow Jamie Carrington, England.
Winston, The Bull Dog was commissioned from IGMA Fellow Kerri Pajutee.
The wet bar, looking out onto the African tropical garden.
African decorations handcrafted by African artist Pam Jones, Miniatures Out of Africa, Cape Town, South Africa. Shrunken Head by IGMA Artisan Nancy Quimby, Nantasy Fantasy. Monkey by Todd Krueger, T.K. Designs.
Wet Bar window looking out onto the Orchid Wall of the African garden.

The African garden with handcrafted Ostrich by IGMA Artisan Teresa Summers.
Painting "Pelt Merchant of Cairo" (J.L. Gerome, 1869) by IGMA Artisan Dan Worsham, PepperWood Miniatures. (The photo in the silver frame on the lamp table is of the Great White Hunter as a young man.)
The Great White Hunter as a young man. 

Photos courtesy of exhibitor Michael Puff and Connie Sauve, the Exhibit Chairman.