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Antique German Circus Tin Figures Set Beautiful Rare

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Pre 1910   item# 1126814 (stock# gtc)

Antique German Circus Tin Figures Set Beautiful Rare
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Terrill C. Smith
510-531-6812


$120.00 

This beautifully cast tin half round circus set is from an antique German mold. The castings are not quite as old as the molds, but they look the same as the antique casts. These sets are halbplastischen [half round]. They are different on both sides but not the full round cast figures that actually came after these early tin figures. They are tin which is an expensive metal that does not tarnish. The set is from Nuremburg [not positive] I have ordered sets from this family several decades ago, ...click for details


Antique Risque Bed FIgure from Germany 1800s

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Ceramics: German: Porcelain: Pre 1900   item# 433898 (stock# 39)

Antique Risque Bed FIgure from Germany 1800s
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Terrill C. Smith
510-531-6812


$120.00 

These "Bed Piece Souvenirs" can be seen in "A Grosset All-Color Guide to Porcelain" and other collectors books. They were made in Germany and England. This one being German and is a bit older than the English ones. The mark on the bottom is hard to see, it may be an "L" or an "H", but the white porcelain heavy clay body and the script and colors date it to the mid to late 1800s. It is 3 1/4" X 3 1/2" tall. Has no damage. These figures were purcha ...click for details

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