Jan 22, 2015 - Sale 2372

Sale 2372 - Lot 24

Price Realized: $ 4,250
Show Hammer Price?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
JAN B. BALET.
"Ah! Sweet Mystery of Life." Gouache on board. 367x312 mm; 14 1/2x12 1/4 inches, image, framed to 26 1/2x23 inches. Signed in pencil, lower left image. Illustration of the famous Victor Herbert operetta Naughty Marietta for the Morrell Meat Dealer calendar Songs from Our Favorite Operettas, Ottumwa, Iowa: John & Co., 1952. Presented in an elaborate matte and thick gilt wood frame with a descriptive brass plaque indicating the piece was presented by John Morrell & Co.