In this issue: Self-help inspiration arrives with this month's specials in the form of antique and vintage objects and art: a vintage globe, 18th-century monkey prints, a Broadway costume, a terracotta sculpture, a pictorial map of the U.S., and watercolors of a rower, a runner and a fisherman.
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CREATE YOUR OWN WORLD
The Nystrom 16-Inch Graphic Project Table Globe omits place names and pictorial details by design so students can demonstrate their knowledge of geography by labeling the globe with erasable chalk or removable paint or clay. This model was sold around the early 1960s. Regularly $1,500, sale price $1,275. More information.
FACE IT HEAD ON
Art Deco head of a woman wearing a hood by French sculptor Victor Feltrin. The face is unglazed terracotta clay, while the hood is glazed with a slip containing bronze powder giving it a metallic luster. Regularly $600, sale price $475. More information.
BE AS AGILE AS A MONKEY
Choose from a selection of color-printed stipple engravings of monkeys from the finest set of natural history color plates on this subject ever produced. Renowned 18th-century artist Jean-Baptiste Audebert attended to scientific accuracy, though each animal is imbued with its own personality. Two of 12 available shown above. Regularly $575 each, sale price $500 each. More information.
DRESS FOR SUCCESS
Costume design created by Freddy Wittop for a role played by Tony-award-winning actor Charles Durning in the Broadway musical The Happy Time in 1968. Wittop inscribed the watercolor and ink drawing to Durning as a gift; it came from Durning's estate. Regularly $1,100, sale price $925. More information.
RACE FOR THE FINISH
A pair of watercolors in an elongated vertical format of an early-20th-century Runner and Rower. The young male athletes were painted by American illustrator S. Morgan Bryan. Regularly $2,500, the pair, sale price $2,150. More information.
YOU ARE WHAT YOU EAT
This colorful pictorial map of the United States was published in 1932 to promote the A&P supermarket chain. It illustrates the food products produced by each state. It was drawn in the Art Deco style by illustrator Louis Delton Fancher. Regularly $1,500, sale price $1,250. More information.
GOOD THINGS COME TO THOSE WHO BAIT (OR CAST)
Masterful watercolor of a bucolic sunlit scene of a fly fisherman beside a covered bridge, painted by mid-century American artist Sàndor Bernàth. According to the original owner, this is a scene in Connecticut. Regularly $900, sale price $800. More information.