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1940s NASB Nancy Ann Storybook Doll w Box 113 Papers
1940s NASB Nancy Ann Storybook Doll w Box 113 and Original Paperwork. Doll is marked USA Story Book Dolls. She is stiff bisque with jointed hard plastic arms; 1940s transitional. Original owner confused her dolls with their boxes so the doll is likely a different name than the box states. Body, head, wig, face, clothes, hat are all excellent. Dress is pale yellow decorated with red and blue flowers with matching blue pique trim and matching blue at. Overall excellent condition. Box has some age wear.
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***(SOLD)*** 1960 Mid Century Asta Stromberg Rune Strand Fish Net Vase
***(SOLD)*** 1960 Mid Century Asta Stromberg Rune Strand Fish Net Vase - 1960 Mid Century Asta Stromberg Rune Strand Fish Net Vase Scandinavian Swedish Modern Glass Strombergshytten Rare and Hard to Find this particular type of cutting on mid century Scandinavian Art Glass which was developed by Rune Strand in 1960. Sometimes referred to by collectors as "Breaking The Glass" Rune Strand, who is one of the most popular and renowned glass engravers of the mid 20th century. Rune worked for several major glass houses and was the collaboration with Asta Stromberg he was the first to introduce this method of glass cutting and engraving which utilized metal tools on the glass rather than dental tools. It was this technique that became known as "breaking the glass" whereby the finished engraved fish in the net look like many pieces of sparkly broken glass within the vase but are actually cut and engraved from the outside of the vase. This piece is marked Strombershytten, B/006/1047/2 A. Stromberg, R. Strand/RS. It has a noticeable mercury blue color with a beautifully sculptured interior. Size is just about 7" tall north to south by 4 1/8" wide east to west across the center of the body. Depth front to back is just about 2" deep. The engraved fishnet with clam/fish "broken glass" accent goes down the front and wraps around the side and continues up the back to the top edge. So, it is visually seen in its entirety no matter which way the vase is position. Overall condition is excellent. No cracks or chips or flakes. No alteration or repair. Completely original.
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1930s Parker Brothers Jeweled Vacumatic Fountain Pen Set Never Used
From an estate this is a vintage 1930s Parker Brother Vacumatic Fountain Pen and matching Mechanical Pencil Set in black and gold with arrow clip and black jeweled top still in its original box. The box has age fade inside and out. The pen and pencil do not appear to have been used. A gift that was put aside and forgotten about. They are bright and clean like when they were originally made. You can see into the inside of the pen and it also has no sign of usage. Looks like it should be in excellent working order. When you pump the plunger with the cap on you can feel the pressure build up so the diaphragm is still intact and free of leaks. Upon examination you can see that it never had any ink. The pencil still has lead and works freely and easily. Size of pen is 4 5/8" long. The pencil is also 4 5/8" long.The pen has a jeweled sapphire on the arrow clip. They also have multi shades of gold, brown, and black circular striping.In beautiful condition this is a lovely, desirable, vacumatic Parker Fountain pen set for your collection. Very hard to find these never having been used!!
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Mid Century Ingeborg Lundin Orrefors Ariel Graal Vase Scandinavian
Mid Century Ingeborg Lundin Orrefors Ariel Graal Vase Scandinavian - This is a stunning example of Orrefors Ariel Graal mid century Scandinavian Swedish Modern geometric design glass made by Ingeborg Lundin (highly accomplished well listed artist, heavily published, major long term artistic design for Orrefors as well as gold prize achiever in 1957). Signed Orrefors, Ariel 159 M, Ingeborg Lundin. M series is from 1963. (See last 2 photos for markings). It is from an estate collection of mid century Scandinavian glass and in excellent, original condition. No chips or cracks. Completely original. Never altered or polished out. Some normally expected light, minor, faint age scratches at the bottom. Size is large at just about 6" tall and weight is 7.8lbs. Width across the top is also 6". Thickness is 9/16" at the top tapering down to 1 5/8" at the bottom. Color is an unusual and likely harder to find green that shades from bright mint green to slate green in natural lighting. For the discriminating collector of mid century modernism Swedish Modern glass this is an exceptionally fine example in a rare color and size by a well respected artist for your collection!