Thursday, July 23, 2009

Old China. 2 small wooden Figurines. Qing Dynasty

Qing Dynasty, 2 wooden figural pendants Guan Yin and Lu Tongpin. ( holes for jointing at head and base-parts ).

55 and 60 mm, Fine condition. Nice, antique carvings.

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Antique Chinese Seal of Scarce Stone. 2 Characters

Antique Chinese Siegel made of Gui Hua Shi (siliceous sinter, silicea sinter). Attractive designed seal with flower/stone motif decoration as side carving. Engraved as seal are 2 characters „overtake oneself".

Diameter: 10 mm, Height: 50 mm. Very fine condition. App. 19th century.

Seals made of siliceous sinter are scarce and expensive.

Wednesday, July 08, 2009

Knowels Hare signed Litho Postcard. Girl with huge Hat.

Attractive, lithographed Art Nouveau postcard, depicting a pretty girl with huge hat, entitled Eloise.

Uses as postcard in Graz in 1914. Fine condition.

John Knowles Hare was born in 1884. He was a member of the Society of Illustrators in New York. In the early 1900s he designed many magazine covers like "Sympathy", "The Saturday Evening Post" oder "The Country Gentleman".

Hare died in 1947 in Montclair, New Jersey.

Wednesday, July 01, 2009

Continental Art Nouveau Postcard with Plane from 1917

Very decorative, Germen advertising postcard for Continenatal company "Continental-Aeroplanstoff". The image shows a small plane and scared watchers.

Text at reverse, fine condition. MORE such Postcards