10-06-2012 10-06-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2615B Boston
October 6, 2012 10:00 AMCalender

Five Tinsel Prints of Actors

Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2615B Location: Boston Date / Time: October 06, 2012 10:00AM


Five Tinsel Prints of Actors, England, mid-19th century and later, two framed 19th century prints: Mr. Freer as Romeo and Mr. Marston as Prince Henry; and three modern signed examples by Joseph Hope Williams: a framed Mr. Freer as the Gay Buccaneer, a framed Hope's Favorite Fours in Black Ey'd Susan, and an unframed Miss Paton as Cinderella, all with applied fabric and metallic detail, sight ht. to 13, wd. 11 in.
Estimate $200-300

Not examined outside of frame. All with toning, scattered minor loss to applied ornament, grime, foxing. Water damage and running to some of the paper ground, lifting to some tinsel ornaments. The Gay Buccaneer with significant foxing to right side.


Freer, United Kingdom, Marston, Henry, Joseph Hope Williams