Everard Auctions and Appraisals
Live Auction

Fall Southern Estates and Collections: Session I

Tue, Oct 17, 2023 10:00AM EDT
Lot 219

Jules Cheret, Theatrophone, Vintage Poster, 1890

Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500
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Property from a Private Collection, Hilton Head Island, SC


Jules Cheret, Theatrophone, Vintage Poster, 1890, signed in plate lower left quadrant, printed by Chaix, Paris, depicting a woman in yellow dress using a theatrophone, with figures behind her, with 'Merrill Chase Gallery' label on verso, with linen mat in a silvered frame. Frame size: 59 in. x 44 3/4 in.

Provenance: Purchased from Merrill Chase Galleries label and Certificate of Authenticity, 1997.

Measurements: Height: by sight 47 in. x Width: 33 in.


Overall good restored condition, central vertical crease, multiple horizontal creases, toning, minor foxing, small tears along edges, some repaired tears and holes in border, possible mat burn, minor dampstaining to mat lower left corner, not viewed out of frame.

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