Description Miniature ceramic clown figurine from a collection belonging to Astrid Elizabeth Sohan. The figurine is wearing a sequined gold-and-green outfit and has a white feathered boa around its neck.
Historical Notes Georgetown, Guyana, native Astrid Sohan came to the United States in 1971. She lived in Freehold, New Jersey. Astrid collected ceramic clowns and was known to indulge in chocolate and shoes. A tennis fan, she and her girlfriend, Diane, enjoyed attending the US Open. On September 11, Astrid, an assistant vice president at Marsh & McLennan, was at work on the North Tower’s 95th floor. She was 32 years old.