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Alexander Backer "Nymph" Tinted Chalkware Plaque / Marked / Circa 20th Century

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    Posted 6 years ago

    mikelv85
    (1145 items)

    Picked this up along with the Madonna and Child painting at VOA. It's a nice 12" x 14" chalk ware plaque with no visible damage. Alexander Backer made lots of chalk ware figurines and wall plaques. Not much about the company however. The newer pieces have a silver foil label that says ABCO. This one has Alexander Backer Co. stamped into the frame so it's probably older. Very rare to find this bas-reliefs without damage. This lovely little lady is very nice with pale pink and green tinting. -Mike-

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    Comments

    1. AmberRose AmberRose, 6 years ago
      Great one!
    2. cherney, 3 years ago
      My husband used to have two of these pictures from his family. One broke but the other is in great shape. Anyone know what it would be worth?
    3. cherney, 3 years ago
      Actually it is a little different than the above picture. Ours is a man and woman kissing.

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