4845 - 5051 FINE ARTS - VARIA, DEVOTIONALIA, OLYMPICS, PAPER, PICTURE POSTCARDS, POSTERS, TEXTILES etc.
- Ship and background not painted/ decorated yet.
= With "Ivor Hall/ Walters rest '85" written on upper side and "Ivor Hall" on lower side.
- Sl. creased and a few rubbed spots.
= Rare promotional poster. Amsterdam was one of the candidate Olympic host cities for 1992. Eventually the games were held in Barcelona.
WITH: Amsterdam heading for the Olympic Games in the Netherlands 1992. Amst., Gemeente Amsterdam, 1984, 120p., col. ills., orig. wr., 4to.
- Sl. yellowed and num. tiny foxed spots.
= Very rare unofficial poster designed for the Amsterdam Olympics of 1928. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XC.
- One small tear.
AND 1 similar from the 1956 Melbourne games.
- Occas. sl. foxed; a few lvs. loose(ning); incl. 3 issues in the French (no. 1) and English (no. 2 and 13) language edition.
Die Olympischen Spiele 1936 in Berlin und Garmisch-Partenkirchen. Hamburg-Bahrenfeld, Cigaretten-Bilderdienst, 1936, 2 vols., 127,(1); 165,(3)p., fold. col. plan, 13 (col.) plates, num. mounted (col.) plates, orig. unif. cl., 4to.
- A few plates trifle dam.
- Sl. yellowed.
- One piece at lower end of Mary's robe cracked (repaired w. glue).
= Nice panel, showing Mary in a chapel with floral decoration (partly worn away) and within borders on her right and left side consisting of alternating dots and curls.
AND 3 other pieces of stained glass: (A Dutch frigate at sea) (±16x10 cm., late 18th(?) cent.) and 2 large identical early 20th cent. pieces of flowers in a vase (both 40x37 cm.).
- Some scratches in painted image. = SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XCI.
"Den mensch sal vergaen ende/ de doot sal hem vatten aen/ dan sal hij hebben goet oft/ quadt een iegelijck sal hebben/ naer sijn daet. Pieter Roeborgh ende A[det?] Schrmen sijne huijsvrouw". Square coloured stained glass pane in lead (25,5x22,7 cm.), surrounding an oblong section w. calligraphed painting of the text (14x18 cm.), prob. 18th cent. (a few small defects).
- Fine copy. = Reproduction of the profile published by Clemendt de Jonghe, ±1650.
AND 2 other cloths: one similar to the above showing a plan of Paris ("Nouveau Plan Routier de la Ville en Faubourg de Paris", publ. Paris, Burger) and a modern cloth celebrating the city of Rotterdam.
- Fine copy, trifle soiled/ stained (mainly in outer margins).
= A call for support from the people in the struggle of the Leidsche katoenmaatschappij to avert the consequences of the interrupted delivery of cotton due to the first World War. It asks people to consider to make use of the possibility to let their bleached and/ or rough cotton be printed by the Leidsche Katoenmaatschappy and lists a number of possible items to be printed, such as "piccolodoeken, cachenez, fancy prints, dandy doekjes, lady doekjes (...) teacosies, batikprints, sarongs, slendangs, kain pandjangs, nachtbroeken". The text (in black letterpress) surrounds two views of the interior of a cotton printing office (printed in red).
AND 1 other advertising cloth issued by the same and showing the same interior views as the above (in black on white), w. printed text above and below "Wij brengen in dit Jubileumjaar het portret van H.M. de Koningin [Wilhelmina] in den handel gedrukt op Vaandeltjes van 69x82 c.m. (...)" (50x86 cm., 1923).
- A few thin/ dam. spots (occas. w. holes); sl. stained (one stain sl. stronger); overall age-toning.
= Nice collection of early 20th century textiles still in vibrant colours.
ADDED: "Histoire de la Décoration des Tissus" (manuscript in pen and ink, ±1890, no pagination, contemp. boards).
- Trimmed sl. irregularly at left and right and trifle spotted. Otherwise fine. = Decorative cloth.
"Ter herinnering aan de vijfentwintigjarige regeering van H.M. Koningin Wilhelmina 1898-1923". Commemorative orange cotton cloth w. printed monochr. and red-white-blue dec. w. a central circular portrait of Wilhelmina surrounded by Dutch flags and a border incorporating the coats of arms of the provinces, total size 61x67 cm., without address, 1923.
- Fine copy, trifle spotted.
AND a sl. defective copy of the commemorative cloth "Ter herinnering aan Neerlands onafhankelykheid 1813 1913".
- Fine copy. = Probably printed on occasion of Wilhelmina's 25th anniversary as queen.
AND a fine copy of the commemorative cloth "Ter herinnering aan de vijfentwintigjarige regeering van H.M. Koningin Wilhelmina 1898-1923".
- Paint w. a few sm. chips. Otherwise fine.
WITH 2 other tobacco items: a sm. prob. 19th cent. woodblock with an engr. illustration of two smoking men (5,2x6,9 cm.) and a sm. woodcarved panel showing an American Indian within an oval frame, and with tobacco leaves in each corner (±1800, 22x13,5 cm. Wormholed).