AN EARLY L.PRANG CHRISTMAS CARD. 1880. It depicts a small child gazing at some birds on a tree branch from which hangs some Christmas stockings. Captioned: Hang stockings high,/ Christmas is nigh,/ And birds will surely find them./ And when they go/ They will, I know,/Leave many gifts behind them. Measures 5 1/4" by 3 1/4". In very good condition.
MABEL LUCIE ATTWELL "CHILD & BLACK CAT" POSTCARD. Valentine's ATTWELL Series A549. Divided back. UNUSED. A child holding a black cat. Captioned: When you Do get a little bit of luck. Hang on to it. In fine condition.
ORIGINAL UNCUT QUEEN HOLDEN "JOAN & BOBBY" PAPER DOLLS. Whitman 907. 1928. Folio. Stiff cardboard covers. Two dolls each measuring approximately 17 inches in height. Six pages of costumes and accessories. Two stands are included. In COMPLETE UNUSED, UNCUT, CONDITION. Please see enlargements for details. This is an ORIGINAL 1928 PAPER DOLL - not a reproduction. Please note: the outfits appear cropped in the photos - this is just because of my camera shots - all pages are whole.
A FINE VICTORIAN LACEY-EDGED VALENTINE. The single card is printed in full color chromolithography with gilt and silver accents. It measures 4 3/4" x 3 1/4". Captioned: "Cupid brings you Loving Greetings". The design features a young girl in hooded attire and carrying green foliage. Verso is blank but with three very small and neat inked initials on lower left:"L.F.H.". Very slight wear to upper right corner otherwise in NEAR MINT CONDITION.
A FINE MINIATURE IMARI PATTERN CUP AND SAUCER. Made by HOKUTOSHA, Occupied Japan, 1945-1952. Each piece has a quatrefoil lobed shape and is decorated with an IMARI pattern in cobalt blue, red, and gilt. The saucer measures 3 1/4 inches by 2 5/8 inches. The cup measures 1 1/4 inches in height. In excellent condition with no chips, cracks or crazing.
A MINIATURE PORCELAIN DECORATED TRAY. Perfect for a DOLL'S HOUSE, this miniature tray features a pretty rose design with turquoise blue accents. Measures 1 3/4 inches from handle to handle by 7/8 inch across. In excellent condition with no chips, cracks or crazing.
A FINE OIL ON PAPER STUDY BY PRIMROSE MCPHERSON PASCHAL FOR A PORTRAIT OF MRS. DAN UZZLE & CHILDREN OF NORTH CAROLINA. 1966. SIGNED AND DATED upper right: P.'66. Also inscribed on the mount in the artist's hand: "layout sketch for portrait of/ Mrs. Dan Uzzle and her children/ March 1966" (see enlargement 6). A lovely study in a mat that measures 11" x 13 1/2" with the image opening measuring 6 1/4" x 9". The painting depicts Mrs. Uzzle in a garden settin ...click for details
A FINE OIL STUDY ON PAPER BY PRIMROSE MCPHERSON PASCHAL FOR A PORTRAIT OF THE CHILDREN (ELIZABETH-MARGARET-JOHN) OF DR. & MRS. R.RANDOLPH BRADHAM of CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA. 1965. In an acid-free mat measuring 13" x 16" with the image opening measuring 7" x 9 3/4". TOGETHER WITH the artist's original mount measuring 11 1/2" x 16" and which is inscribed, in pencil, in the artist's hand: "layout sketch for/ the children of Dr. & Mrs. R. Rando ...click for details
A STUDY IN OIL ON PAPER BY PRIMROSE MCPHERSON PASCHAL FOR A PORTRAIT OF THE CHILDREN (ELIZABETH-MARGARET-JOHN) OF DR.& MRS. R.RANDOLPH BRADHAM, CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA. 1965. Matted with the image opening measuring 7 1/4" x 11". The mat measures 12" x 16". An alternate study for the portrait titled "TEA TIME" which is shown on page 139 of "PRIMROSE. The Art and Life of Primrose McPherson Paschal" by William P. McPherson. The painting depicts the thr ...click for details
CITY CHILD. Poems by Selma Robinson. Decorations by Rockwell Kent. New York: Farrar & Rhinehart, 1931. Original gilt decorated cloth. Black and white illustrations by Kent. A portion of the original dust jacket is pasted on to the back flyleaf plus a Selma Robinson poem otherwise in very good condition.
A Child's Gold Filled ENGRAVED LOCKET. R. A. BALLOU Co., circa 1940s. Stamped on the inside with the maker's hallmark. The hinged locket has an engraved floral design on the front. It measures 5/8ths of an inch in diameter. In excellent condition.
A small promotional BROCHURE from Sam'l Gabriel Sons & Company to advertise their publication TREASURE HUNT by Marie Prescott Penny. The folded brochure is DIE-CUT in the shape of a TREASURE CHEST and opens to reveal a picture and description of their publication which is described as "A BOOK AND GAME COMBINED". Gilt foil. The brochure measures 4 1/2 inches by 2 3/4 inches. In MINT condition.
A beautiful ETHEL DE WEES VALENTINE. 1914. Nister/Dutton card No 3036. printed in Bavaria. The card is printed on heavy stock and has beveled gilt edges. Signed by the artist lower right. Depicts charming costumed children within a heart that is captioned: "For My Valentine". Printed in full colors and gold. In very good used condition.
A CHILD'S fine COPELAND SPODE TOY MUG. England. Marked in blue on the base. A small blue and white transfer ware toy mug. The design features a picnic scene in a pastoral landscape. In the foreground is a lady's fan marked with the letters "H A P C'. Scalloped rim. Small hairline otherwise in very good condition. It measures 2 inches in height.
HALLOWEEN BLACK CAT. A child's cup and saucer. Circa 1920s. Each piece has a charming design of a black cat. On the cup, the cat's back is arched. He wears a red bow around his neck and is watching a black mouse scurrying away in fear - a red ball of yarn is nearby. Blue background accents. The saucer has a different design - here the cat is seated and looks very contented (but, where's the mouse?). His ball of yarn is at his feet. The cup measures 2 3/8 inches in height. The saucer ...click for details