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1888 Chromolithograph Hungary Men Jewelry Clasp Decoration Metalwork LCH5
1888 Chromolithograph Hungary Men Jewelry Clasp Decoration Metalwork LCH5
1888 Chromolithograph Hungary Men Jewelry Clasp Decoration Metalwork LCH5

1888 Chromolithograph Hungary Men Jewelry Clasp Decoration Metalwork LCH5

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This is a rare original 1888 color chromolithograph which depicts, in fine detail, a selection of men's sword and clock ornaments from Hungary, which date back approximately to the 17th century, as well as several feminine jewelry pieces, also from Hungary, which date back to the late 17th and early 18th centuries.

Key Elements

1. Hat pin - 2,3. Fragment from a sword attachment and its profile - 4,5,6. Clock clasps which would have completed any male Hungarian gala outfit - 7,8,9,10,11. A similar set, with additional decorative pieces, also meant for adorning male gala attire - 12,13,14,15,16,17,18,19,20,21,22,23,24,25,26. Beautiful pieces of jewelry in silver filigree designed to be worn on the neck, belt, in one's hair, or in a nice bouquet.

CONDITION

This 123+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. Light aging throughout. Light wrinkling. No natural defects. Light scuff - bottom center. No tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Original Chromolithograph; Color
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 10 x 13.5 inches; 25 x 34 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Period Paper has obtained an extraordinary, ultra-rare collection of original color and chromolithographs, which capture a myriad of ancient cultures and costumes from around the world. Virtually unseen individually, and from perhaps the most coveted portfolio of costumes from the 19th century, these historically important elephant folio-sized chromolithographs depict a myriad of costumes that capture fashions, fads and traditional outfits, as well as the beautiful jewelry work of almost every major European society throughout the last few centuries. Featured in these regions include, Basque, Scotland, Brittany, Moscow, Switzerland, Germany, Poland, England and Holland; there are beautiful illustrations for all, each more unique than the next.

The originals offered are from the first edition of RacinetÕs masterwork on costumes of the world. Many have been heightened in gold and silver. The full color chromolithographs are some of the most spectacular we have procured. The duotone chromolithographs are stunning and impeccably preserved. Each piece from the collection is in museum-quality condition.

Keywords specific to this image: organic, decorative element, closure, leaf, flower, pattern, scrollwork

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