British Compact Society
Kigu-The Compact Story
UK Branch of the Perfume Bottle Association
In this setion we will tend to concentate on etchings engravings and lithographs that we like the look of. While most of these items can be shipped
rolled we would always discuss the most suitable method of dispatch with any purchaser.
Published by the Curwen Press in 1960 on manilla paper. The subject of this piece is “The Ass and a Noblewoman” an illustration taken from “The Golden Ass” by Lucius Apuleius. The frame size is 50cms x 59.5cms and the image is 14 x 23.3cms.
Shows the natural beauty of the African landscape and wildlife. In this case “Zebras” National Park Manyard Tanzania. Dating from 2005.He is one of the few artists in Africa who are experienced at working with etching. In good condition within a wooden frame which measures 57.7cms x 47.7cms
To avoid confusion with his father always signed his work “Le Garf.” This piece is of Parisienne Scene “Quai St Michael” . The work is framed and with pencil signature “Le Graf”. Its in good condition and in frame measures 20.5cmsx28cms. Actual image size 9cms x 13.2cms.
A fine example of a framed line engraved hand coloured antique print of Copped Hall Essex the Seat of J.Conyers.Esq By S. Rowle after G. Shepherd from Beauties of England & Wales by John Britton . Published in 1807. Image size approx.15.5cms by 10.5cms. Lovely bright example.
A fine example of a rare vintage lithograph produced for the French Art Magazine Verve volume 5-6 (1939) of a detail of Georges Braque's “Figure”. The Litho print was produced for the magazine by Mourlot Freres Paris. Image size 26.2cms x 35.1cms
A good example of a rare vintage Henri Matisse Portrait colour Litho Print. Produced for the Arts Magazine Verve : Volumes 5-6, 1939 (121, 5/14) The Litho print was produced by Mourlot Freres Paris. Image size 22.5cms x 31.7cms
A fine example of a rare vintage lithograph produced for the French Art Magazine Verve volumes 5-6 of Paul Klee's. "Tete d’ enfant” The Litho print was made for the magazine by the celebrated French printer Mourlot Freres. Image size 23cms x 32cms
Original litho print by respected artist Martin Ware 1976 “Tree 3” Signed Studio Print No.8/90.Image size 10.5cms x 17cms
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Chas Pears lithograph of King's Reach,46 by 61cm, a variant of this lithograph was used in the Johnson & Riddle poster of 1936 for London Transport..
THIS ITEM HAS SOLD IN THE UK The original frame show signs of use (and dust sorry) But the image is good with only the lightest signs of use. Overall size is 21ins by 16ins. Framed by Boots in the 60s .Great retro decorative item.
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Flemwell was a British artist who exhibited at the RA. who was known for his Alpine studies. These prints were produced in 1910 by the highly regarded Swain and Sons Ltd using the finest papers and inks of that era.
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