05-18-2012 05-18-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2598B Boston
May 18, 2012 12:00 PMCalender
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Marguerite Davis (American, b. 1889) Two Christmas Designs for the Liberty Greeting Card Company: One Horse Open Sleigh

$770$650
Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2598B Location: Boston Date / Time: May 18, 2012 12:00PM

Description:

Marguerite Davis (American, b. 1889)

Two Christmas Designs for the Liberty Greeting Card Company: One Horse Open Sleigh and The Red Coach
Both initialed "M.D." in pencil l.l. and inscribed "Liberty Greeting Card Company,
Canton, Pa." in pencil on the reverse.
Gouache and ink on paper, sizes to 8 3/4 x 12 5/8 in. (22.2 x 32.1 cm), framed.
Condition: Glue stains to reverse.

N.B. In 1926, Belmar Manufacturing Company in Canton, Pennsylvania, established the Liberty Greeting Card Company and operated the enterprise until 1934.
Estimate $800-1,200

Coach stamped "Property of/the Belmar Mfg. Co./Canton, Pa."
Sleigh measures 8 3/4 x 12 1/2 in.
Coach measures 8 3/4 x 12 5/8 in.

Both works are trimmed to images size and hinged onto foamcore backing.

Keywords

Liberty Greeting Card Company, Pennsylvania, Marguerite Davis, The Red Coach, Belmar Manufacturing Company, Coach, Belmar Mfg.