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Three 1930s Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair Souvenir Items

Auction:
2625M
Lot:
848
Sold for:
$123$100

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Auction:
Discovery - 2625M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
December 13, 2012 10:00AM

Description:

Three 1930s Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair Souvenir Items, a enamel-painted "1934 Century of Progress Chicago" metal mesh purse, overall lg. 6 1/2 in.; and a Johnson Bros. red transfer-decorated ceramic St. Gaudens Statue of Lincoln cup and Art Institute saucer.

Provenance: Penny Marshall Collection.
Estimate $200-300

Keywords

Chicago, metal mesh purse, Art Institute, Lincoln, Johnson Bros., St. Gaudens Statue, Penny Marshall, Geography of Illinois, Sports

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