• We are happy to call you during the auction and place bids on your behalf. To arrange phone bidding, please call Swann's bid department during business hours.

      (212) 254-4710 ext. 0
      Mon - Fri 10AM - 6PM

       

      Or, e-mail a list of lots with the sale number and your contact information to phonebids@swanngalleries.com. Be sure to include a phone number where we can reach you.

      Bids may also be submitted via fax. Send a list of lots with the sale number and your contact information to (212) 979-1017. You will receive a confirmation before the sale.
      Sale 2453 | Lot 5
      Price Realized: $1,875With Buyer's Premium
      Show Hammer Price
      • Click Image To Enlarge

      • Sale 2453 Lot 5

        DESIGNER UNKNOWN HENRY ARTHUR / FASHION PLATE / BOOT & SHOE UPPERS. 1878.
        19x26 1/2 inches, 48 1/4x67 1/4 cm.
        Condition B+: tears, creases and minor abrasions along vertical and horizontal folds; slight darkening at lower right edge. Two blind stamps and an ink notation on verso. Paper.
        This exceptional, richly-colored and detailed American advertising lithograph, promotes a prominent New York-based leather and shoe manufacturer. The image is replete with a visual catalogue of available men's and women's footwear, vignettes of clients of both sexes trying on their new shoes with the help of household staff, as well as an impressive depiction of their company store in downtown Manhattan.

        Estimate $1,200 - 1,800


        Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $1,875

        Share