It is hand painted in enamel.
It is 9 1/2" tall from the bottom to the top of the handle.
The front is decorated with a singing green feathered yellow-breasted bird with enameled flowers.
The lid has a flowering hand painted in enamel branch with calligraphy.
The back of the jar is all calligraphy.
I haven't deciphered the calligraphy.
The tip of the handle on the lid is chipped...
There are zebras, giraffes, a rhino, crocodile, flamingos, camels, elephants and birds.
It is 36" W x 24" L.
Ready to be framed or can be hung on the wood frame as is.
There is a small puncture in the middle right of the painting and a few small tears near the top edge where the wood frame meets the canvas which are hardly noticeable in this busy painting.
The back of the painting has some foxing.
It is signed in the...
The letters are hand written from two sons one in the U.S. Air Force stationed at various locations in the U.S. and the other son was in the U.S. Navy.
They are writing home to their parents and fiance. Nice military stationary.
There is a telegraph and a few photos also.
It is 6 1/4" x 4".
Ted DeGrazia (1909-1982) was known the world over for his paintings of the Southwest. Indians, angels, cowboys on horseback, all were among his creations....but far and away the best known and loved were his solemn, dark-eyed children.
The tile is embossed with the Navajo mother scene giving it a 3-D look. It is hand painted with a soft matte finish.
It is hand signed and signed in the mold...
There are four 8 3/4" plates.
One 6" plate and one approx 3" with a 4" in diameter rim tea or coffee cup.
The plates have a slight orange peel texture to the front.
The bases have some fine kiln grit or fritting.
The rims of the set are very thin so there are a lot of small under the rim chips
on all the plates and some fleabites along the rim of the cup.
Acoma pottery Vase.
It is approx 7 1/2" tall with a 4 1/2" in diameter rim.
It has a polychrome geometric design around the base.
The top portion of the vase is corrugated all around.
This vessel is thick walled and is a little off center.
There is a hairline crack that extends 4" down from the rim which can only be seen upon close inspection.
There is a nick on the inside lip of the rim.
It is marked "Acoma NM" on the bottom.
They are 1" x 5/8" made of silver toned metal w/black enamel.
They were officially retired (taken off the market) several years ago and all tools & dies used in their manufacture were destroyed, and no more will ever be made.
Manufactured in 1987.
Helen Luton Hafer was born in California on July 19, 1914.
Hafer was a painter of California landscapes, California Missions and still life works.
She died in San Clemente, California on May 18th, 2003.
This painting is special because you get 2 paintings in one...
It is 18 1/2" W x 23" L.
Hans Erni is a swiss painter and sculptor born in 1909 in Lucerne, Switzerland.
He is has been described as the "Swiss Picasso".
This print is an olive green color and has been mounted on paperboard.
It is signed in pencil by the artist and is number 74 of 120.
The matting is a little crumpled along the edges otherwise good condition.
They are approx 7" long and made of gold tone metal.
One bracelet has 5 charms they are:
A standing poodle with a clear rhinestone collar
An elephant with red rhinestone accents
2 Caged birds,one with rhinestone missing
A seated poodle with a clear rhinestone collar with some stones missing
A rabbit with blue colored rhinestones with one stone missing...
They are stamped Toledo.
There are eight swords in all with two different handle styles.
The sword handles and stand have light blue, red, white and black paint highlights.
The stand is approx 4 3/4" tall and is marked "Made in Spain".
It is 4 1/2" high with a 5 3/4" base and made of nickel silver.
There are attachments on the head and wings that were to hold or hang an item, not sure what.
It is marked Alpac on the bottom.