This adorable Treasure Jest box figurine called Special Delivery depicts a stork delivering a baby in a basket. It would be a perfect gift for someone expecting or who recently had a baby. The figurine was carved by David Lawrence for Harmony Kingdom of England in 1999. However, this piece was made in China during the time the company contracted with China to hand color the pieces. It was issued for sale on 1/1/2000, and retired on 8/15/2001. The edition size was 8951. The model identification in TJST. It is a first edition which has an interior carving of a balloon and cigars.
Special Delivery is inscribed with numerous hallmarks which include a moon, edition number 1, the copyright symbol, the HBC symbol (treble clef), the initials DL for the artist, and an eye.. This particular piece comes in its original presentation box with a Harmony Kingdom place card. The piece measures 3.11 x 2.36 x 3.07 inches. It is in excellent condition. The presentation box has the original label and price sticker on the side.
Special Delivery can be found in The Harmony Kingdom Reference Guide by Leanna Barron on p. 76.