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[Macaire] Pensionnat Robert-Macaire. Mr le professeur. . . (Plate 4)
Macaire personified the clever businessman, who was willing at any time to throw moral and ethical principles overboard for a quick buck. His personality fitted exactly t...
Date: Paris, 1864
Folding fan made of a double sheet of lithographed paper, enhanced with gouache and watercolor, with a decoration of three cartouches with gallant scenes of French countr...
Date: France, ca. 1850-1860
A sloop compass in original box. The compass is gimbaled. The compass works fine.
Date: c. 1890-1900
An elegant couple with a caged bird in a landscape.
Folding fan made of skin sheet and mounted in English style, with a painted scene of an elegant couple with a caged bird in a landscape.Painted verso of a man among ancie...
Date: Paris, 1790
Horizon ring for globe.
Printed horizon ring for a 28cm diameter German globe. The ring is divided in quarters and engraved two by two on one copper plate. The size of the paper is 44 x 33cm. Th...
Date: Nuremberg, 1704/1705
Jules Verne Le Tour du Monde en 80 jours. [Goose game board inspired by Jules Verne's novel Tour du Monde en 80 jours.]
Goose game board inspired by Jules Verne's novel, whose boxes are illustrated with color lithographs and the center occupied by a world map. Vignette illustrations number...
Date: Paris, ca. 1880
Very fine folding fan with painting of Minerva, Juno and 2 peacocks.
Small folding fan made of double skin sheet, mounted in English style, painted with gouache and depicting Minerva and Juno sitting near each other and receiving the visit...
Date: ca. 1820
A folding fan showing Cleopatra at the Gates of Alexandria, circa 1750-1760.
The fan shows Cleopatra at the Gates of Alexandria, where she welcomes Julius Caesar who came to visit her in 48BC. Her suite is made up of soldiers and maids. The arriva...
Date: English, ca. 1750-1760
A very nicely crafted sloop compass in original box. The compass is gimbaled and is executed in beautiful red copper. Made and signed by F.J. Kloos & Son of Rotterdam...
Date: Rotterdam, 1850-1875
Réseau aérien mondial.
"Sur les ailes d'Air France, découvrez le monde à votre tour" lithograph poster from AIR France. A great mid century design by Air France advertising poster b...
Date: Imprimerie Perceval Paris, ca. 1940-1950