Chalkware "Sweeney". White. Chalkware. Sweeney has one hand in his pants pocket the other holds a pipe. He wears a suit, vest and tie. He is mostly bald and sports a large mustache. The round base is marked, "Sweeney," copyright News Synd-656. The is the letter N on the top, back of the base. the bottom is stamped in purple, "Professional Art Products."