"Hi Melanie. Sorry for this late post. This is a beautiful Victorian advertising image. You can get a pretty good idea as to whether it is real or a repro by inspecting the print with a 10X magnifying glass or…"
Good morning! I found this waterless paper snow globe style music box at a thrift store. It's stamped Japan on the bottom. I'm guessing it's 40's era. I've looked for other examples of this and I'm striking out. Also, does anyone have info on the little German looking cardboard Christmas buildings I see popping up at estate sales? I'm well versed in midcentury housewares, but the 40's are not part of my knowledge base. Is there a name for that style of decoration? Thanks!See More
"Melanie, you posted just right!! I hope someone knows the answer to your questions but no matter, like you said - its a beautiful piece of art in a beautiful frame!
I did find a similar one that says 1904 Hamilton Brown ShoeCo Advertising. It calls…"
Good morning! This is my first time posting in this forum, so if I do something wrong, have grace with me lol. I bought this at an auction not knowing exactly what it was, but I couldn't let it go with no bids, so I got it for $5. The frame alone is worth that. It's a piece of art from Hamilton Brown Shoe Company and that's about all I know. It doesn't look like a print as there's some texture beneath the glass, but it's definitely not a painting. Curious if it's a repro or an original. Also…See More