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similar to 1931 Little Black Sambo Book Illustrator Fern Bisel Peat Lrg Softcover

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Black Americana : Pre 1940 item #1449090 (stock #B301)
Measuring 9 1/2 inches wide x 13 inches long, this brightly colored, copyright 1931, Little Black Sambo, large softcover book illustrated by acclaimed American children's illustrator, Fern Bisel Peat, is very rarely found!

(Also currently available is Fern Bisel Peat's companion Little Black Sambo Puzzle!)

Published by The Harter Publishing Company, Educational Publishers, Cleveland Ohio, this book along with a companion puzzle which features one of the illustrations from this book, we...

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Black Americana : Pre 1940 item #365759 (stock #BA527)
Measuring 8 1/2 inches wide x 11 3/4 inches long, this brightly colored, all original, copyright 1931, Little Black Sambo Puzzle by acclaimed American children's illustrator, Fern Bisel Peat, is in very good condition! This very rarely-found puzzle attracts additional interest due to the unusual, geometric, highly angular cut of the individual puzzle pieces- suggesting a very strong Art Deco influence!

(Also currently available is Fern Bisel Peat's companion Little Black Sambo storybook!)

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Black Americana : Pre 1940 item #1273763 (stock #BA922)
Measuring 7.5 inches long x 10 inches high, this rarely-found, circa 1930's, wooden pull toy depicting a Smiling Black Boy is fully functional! He was manufactured by Wood Commodities Corporation, New York, and was called, not the typical Sambo as one might expect, but "Little Jasper"!

Little Jasper was created by George Pal, a cartoonist who worked for Paramount Studios and who created the Puppetoons, a popular cartoon series played in movie theaters of the era prior to the screening of the ...

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1940 item #38987
AntiquesDC
$120.00
Very nice vintage celluloid doll dressed up in a fanciful crepe paper Halloween costume. This is the sort of handmade party favor illustrated in Dennison's "Bogie Books". Circa 1930. Very nice condition, with just a little wear on the hat. 7" tall.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1461419 (stock #JHdoLacDocBo)
June Hastings
$1,600.00
An antique Fubako, letter box, of a rarely seen design with a black ground having a flowing gold sprinkled pattern featuring wheel and wind/water designs in relief. There is also a lovely sprinkled design to the interior. The exterior bottom, which is covered when the box is closed, has the wheel designs and is very bright showing very little if any wear. Still retaining its original silk tasseled roping, this box is in superb condition. Circa 1850, it measures 9.25" long, 2.75" wide, and a li...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Photographs : Pre 1990 item #1461470 (stock #04310)
The size of Frame: 15 3/8" L x 12 5/16" W x 1 1/2" Thick
The size of BW Photo: 9 1/2" x 7 1/2" (showing). Photo size itself: 10" x 8"
Date of Photo taken: August 1985
Photographer: Edward Kawanabe (1947 - )
Printer of Photograph: Edward Kawanabe (1947- )
Camera used: Nikon FM 2.
This is most Unique photograph. If you look at this B/W photograph,
you would think old wooden Church somewhere in country side.
It is actually very small size Church made by ...
First edition Taisho period Japanese woodblock print titled “The Snow Maiden Umekawa” (aka “The Heroine Umekawa in the Snow”) from the supplements of “The Complete Works of Chikamatsu Manzaemon" by Kitano Tsunetomi (1880-1947) published in 1923. First edition with mica and silver highlights, hand applied gofun, black ink Tsunetomi seal at the upper right, and Yamagishi Kazue (carver) and Nishimura Kumakichi (printer) seals at the lower edge. Visible paper size: 15 7/8" x nearly 11" (...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1930 item #1236429 (stock #7022)
A rare original printing with dust cover of the art book ANGELICA KAUFFMANN, R.A. HER LIFE AND HER WORKS by Lady Victoria Manners and Dr. G.C. Williamson, published by John Lane The Bodley Head Limited London. This 11-1/4 x 9-1/2" book has 272 pages and it was issued in 1924 in a limited edition of only 1000 copies. It has numerous print plates in colour and black and white and it retains the original Kraft style paper outer wrap/dust jacket with a printed spine. Condition: DUST JACKET - spl...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1980 item #1430203
Published in 1977 by Barron's,Woodbury, NY... an illustrated hard cover with dustjacket. The jacket shows light wear, and there is some tanning along the border however the book itself is fine. No script. 102 pps.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1400944 (stock #WN201)
Galerie Hafner
$3,200.00
shipping included
A textile panel made of different dyed silk stripes, exquisitely embroidered with motifs from Zoroastrian myths such as fishes or botehs. The backing is a coarse blue dyed cotton, framed by a black ribbon. These embroidery panels originally would have formed the knee to ankle section of one trouser leg, of a shalvar (pantaloon) from a Zoroastrian woman's wedding costume. Condition: one stripe with small fabric losses (see photo 6), few tears, an old mend, little faded. Dimension: c. 49.4 cm x 13...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Pre AD 1000 item #1276565
Biblical Artifacts
$3,000.00
Late Bronze Age-Early Iron Age I; c. 1400-1150 BC

Rendered in a linear style this seal depicts a seated figure facing right with his arms stretched before him. To the left a human figure wearing a round cap and a fringed skirt stands between two anthropomorphized figures, one with a bulls head and one with a birds head, in procession. With linear border.

In exceptional and original condition.

2.1 x .9 cm (.826 x .354 inches)

Certificate of Authenticity and Export Approv...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1145959
Spoils of Time
$1,000.00
A Japanese lacquer bowed top box with portrait of a Kabuki actor - presumably named in gold lacquer and the role of Daihachi named in a lustrous iron color. All slightly raised work, the portrait is in gray, black, red, flesh tone, browns and gold. Lines including pattern and folds in the figure's attire and hair in his coiffure and sideburns cleanly defined with raised work. Metal along the facing edges of the top and bottom have no doubt contributed nicely to the preservation of the box. Actor...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1432395
Lau o’o mimireke

Timor Leste, Baucau or West Lautem, 1970s

Warp ikat, supplementary warp weave, discontinuous supplementary weft

A festive red tubeskirt (lau o’o mimireke) woven in the Baucau or West Lautem municipality, constructed by stitching two panels together. The wide body of multicoloured stripes is followed at each end by a design band of orange and dark brown ikat, and a solid plum band decorated with two large flowers woven in s...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1287325 (stock #3A125C)
Japanese Marquetry inlaid Table, mid 1800's, beautifully detailed various design and color of wood Marquetry works are displayed in this three(3) functional table, all in one(1) table as a Book Stand, a Chess table and a Sewing or Work Table, 33 1/2" high, 13" deep, 35 1/2" wide when it is open, 17 1/2" wide when two(2) leaves are closed, with inlaid 4 side brackets support leaves on both sides. This multiple purpose table comes in two(2) parts, separate stand with curved black lacquered legs ...
Large format (dai-oban) Japanese shin hanga woodblock print titled “Blue Parrot” by Ishikawa Toraji (1875-1964) from the series “Ten Types of Female Nudes” carved by Yamagishi Kazue and self-published by the artist in 1935. The black ink Ishikawa signature and red seal are at the lower right section of the print. Visible paper size: 13 1/2 x 16 3/4" (plate: 11 5/8" x 14 7/8"; frame: 20 1/4" x 23 1/2." Framed with UV glass or Plexiglass. The print has not been examined out of the fram...
First edition Japanese shin hanga woodblock print by Shiro Kasamatsu (1898-1991) titled "Tea Ceremony" (Chanoyu) dated " Showa 29" (1954). The seal of the publisher Unsodo, and the seals of the carver Nagashima, and printer Shinmi are in the left margin. The artist's black ink signature and red seal are at the upper right corner of the image. The Unsodo (“Un”) watermark is faintly visible at the lower left margin corner. The paper measures 15 7/8” x 10 3/4” (image: 14 5/16" x 9 1/2"). ...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Woodcuts : Pre 1970 item #1336037
David Anthony
$4,000.00
A wood block print based upon the watercolors produced by Salvador Dali for the critically acclaimed illustration of Dante's Divine Comedy. The monumental collaboration of painter, wood block artists, and publishers spanned a period of nearly 25 years. This particular print is from Inferno Canto 4 News of the Limbos. While prints from the Divine Comedy are readily available, this one is particularly desirable above the others. The Divine Comedy series was produced in 4 editions - 2 French, ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Textiles : Pre 1960 item #1432577
Indonesia, Sumatra, Toba Batak, Silindung Valley; mid 20th C

Commercial cotton, natural and commercial dyes, warp ikat, supplementary warp and weft weaving, twining

A single panel with an indigo centrefield of seven bands of very long white ikat pierced lozenges. The chevrons are piled up densely at each end, and show their delicate form in the middle bands. Lying over the ikat design and extending across the wine-red side panels are five bands of colourful supplementar...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Black Americana : Pre 1920 item #807580 (stock #BA720)
Offered is this extremely RARE 1920's, cardboard, D.L. Clark Company, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 120 count, BLACK JACK Caramel "PENNY CANDY" BOX which features a singing Black Dandy strumming a banjo.

Cardboard candy boxes with black themes remain EXTREMELY RARE finds in today's market!!!

The piece is in very fine condition with expected edge and corner wear. The top left seam of the cover has split but otherwise, the box remains intact with no missing pieces.

D. L. Clark Company History:...