4905 - 4976 FINE ARTS - VARIA, COMMERCIAL ART, PAPER, PAPER CUTTINGS, POSTERS etc.
- Some cracks and worn spots. = Provenance: the collection of archaeologist Herrius Halbertsma.
- Badly waterstained; a few sm. marginal imperfections.
= Originally the 12 historical scenes could be torn off to reveal the days of a month (calendar lvs. not present). Rare.
= I.a. Au Bon Marché (43,) Liebig, van Houten's cacao, Oxo 'chromos'.
- Four professional paper restorations on verso; formerly folded.
= For the play L'Anneau de Çakuntala (Abhijñânaúâkuntalam) by the ancient Indian playwright Kalidasa.
= Possibly an original design used for a commercial purposes by Van Nelle.
= Advertisement for cotton of the Leidsche Katoenmaatschappij.
- Sl. yellowed and creased.
= Baptism keepsake print, w. a central baptizing scene surrounded by the four cardinal virtues and in outer corners (to be folded inward) the four evangelists.
- All sl. creased, 1x w. tear in outer blank margin.
- Lower right corner sign bumped with enamel worn away; hanging ears sl. rusty; metal protective part of thermometer somewhat rusty.
= One of the earliest versions of this sign. Thermometer in working order.
- Dam. spots/ section on left and lower edge w. part of enamel flaked off.
AND another circular enamel sign "Amstel bier" (by Langcat, Bussum. With unremovable brown stains). - ADDED: 2 metal signs "Goldener Fasan" and "Yelkopovicky kozel" (beer brands).
= I.a. an engraved holy picture from Austria "Uhralten wunderthetigen Gnadenbilts Maria im Schatten am Lauffen in Österreich" (1697), a lithogr. pricelist with advertisement and views of "Hotel de Belle-Vue" in Brussels (±1850) (now houses the Belvue museum), "Koninklijke Nederlandsche Voetbalbond. Diploma voor de vereeniging" (certificate, ±1925), leaf with unused French assignats, shares, "Alpabet voor Doofstommen" (lithograph, 19th cent.).
= Moulds (on recto and verso) of a cat, a cow, a ship and a cockerel.
= Nice collection of Dutch birthday cards and New Year's cards.
= The artist, a former colonel in the Dutch army, was one of the most renowned Dutch heraldic authors and draughtsmen of the Netherlands at the time.
AND 13 other designs with heraldic elements, i.a. a drawing by J.E. VAN LEEUWEN.
= Hair art pieces became popular in Western Europe in the 19th century. An extensive note accompanying the piece identifies the maker of the piece ("mejuffrouw Roelofs vriendin van tante Eefje St.") and lists the names of the various family members whose hair was used in the composition (and where exactly the hair was used in the image).
= Rare menu-cards by the renowned Champagne house Heidsieck.
AND 2 others: a menu-card by "Champagne Royal Manuel" and a lithogr. commercial card for mineral water by "Spontin" (design by J.L. GOFFART).
- Mostly fine.
= Interresting collection with mainly French and Dutch menu's in often richly decorated style.
= Mostly German Notgeld and paper money from i.a. The Netherlands, Austria, Italy and Germany. Also incl. 2 French "assignats".
= German (?) paper cutting in expressionist style.