Antique German Print Of Sleeping Child/nursemaid, Doux Sommeil Or Sweet Slumber For Sale
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Product DetailsItem #:4-578-0Dimensions (inches):33.50H x 26.75W x 1.25DComment:Here's a great, large antique German print dating to 1900 for your nursery or child's bedroom. Titled "Doux Sommeil” or "sweet slumber” at the bottom, this antique print features a child who's just fallen asleep in his ornately carved cradle while his nursemaid watches over him. She's been spinning yarn on the spinning wheel in the foreground and has cracked open one of the leaded glass windows to allow the breeze to cool the room. This charming monochrome print is based on a painting of by C. Boker and comes framed as overall good condition. Antique and vintage items by their very nature show normal wear to finish and miscellaneous scratches, nicks, and dings due to age and use. As we define 'good condition' relative to the stated age of the piece, we would expect to see 'character marks' consistent with that age and could include nicks or dings to a wooden, metal, enamel, or chalkware object, wear to a painted surface, speckling on a mirror, crazing, wear to gilding, or manufacturing glaze skips in ceramic finish, wear to a label, and some original decorative trim may be missing. If ceramic/porcelain restoration has been done, it is of museum-quality so that it is hardly discernible and would be specifically mentioned in the listing. 'Good condition' could include very small fleabite chips or very small hairline cracks in any glass, ceramic, or marble item, but these would be specifically mentioned in the listing.Item Specifics:Shows normal wear to finish and a minor damage spot on the frame due to age and use. This is a beautiful old frame! The print and matting show some spotting, but is still very nice.ShippingFree Shipping:Free shipping only applies within the Contiguous 48 United States and this item will be shipped via a Ground shipping service (UPS or FedEx), approximate 1-6 business day shipping time. EuroLux may ship some packages via USPS Parcel Post, approximately 2-9 business day delivery time, at its sole discretion. All shipments include insurance.Additional Glass
CHALKWAREChalkware is a term that refers to decorative items made out of gypsum, which were very popular from the late 18th century through the 1930s. Gypsum is a mineral compound also called sulphate of lime, which is usually found underground near limestone deposits. Raw gypsum is a pure white crystal called alabaster. When gypsum is heated, the resulting white powder is called burnt gypsum, also known as Plaster of Paris for the large gypsum deposit at Montmartre in Paris. Ordinary schoolroom chalk is also a form of burnt gypsum. Gypsum is easily cast into sculptures and decoration for frames, but is quite soft and breaks easily. Misc:FramedStyle: ArtARTArt refers to a diverse range of human activities, creations, and expressions that are appealing to the senses or emotions of a human individual. The word art may be used to cover any or all of the arts, including music, dance, literature and other forms. EuroLux Antiques uses the word art to refer to the visual arts of painting, drawing, and printmaking.Object:ArtworkThe Fine PrintBecause EuroLux Antiques maintains its own website and lists on other online sites, while also operating a physical store location in Newberry, South Carolina, we reserve the right to end any listing early if it has not been purchased outright or no offers have been placed upon the item. On occasion, a piece listed on a website may no longer be available. We do our best to maintain the accuracy of our inventory records but we often have customers interested in the same item at the same time. In those cases, we defer to the customer who placed the earlier order. We apologize in advance by any inconvenience this may cause. Because of this, we encourage all of our buyers to purchase the item as quickly as possible so that your treasured find doesn't sell elsewhere to someone else. Happy browsing and thanks! Aimee & Greg Talbot at EuroLux Antiques.Watch Our Video:Free Shipping!Meet The FamilyMeet Aimee & Greg Talbot, Owners of EuroLuxWe Proudly Donate To:Visit Pets Inc., A No-Kill Animal Adoption CenterEuroLux Antiques1409 Main Street.Newberry, SC 29108.866.602.9394.