11-21-2003 11-21-2003
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2220 Boston
November 21, 2003 4:00PMCalender
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American School, 20th Century Lot of Two Images of Kittens Sleeping Under Blankets.

$940$800
Auction: Sale #2220 - 2220 Location: Boston Date / Time: November 21, 2003 4:00PM

Description:

American School, 20th Century

Lot of Two Images of Kittens Sleeping Under Blankets. Both signed "...Grunewald" in pencil l.r. and monogrammed in the plate. Etchings with color on paper, plate sizes 8 1/8 x 9 3/4 in. (20.6 x 24.8 cm), framed.
Condition: Not examined out of frame.

N.B. One of these images is the famous "Chessie" cat used by the Chesapeake and Ohio railroad system (later known as the Chessie System). This images was adopted in the 1930s by the company as an advertising image to accompany the slogan "Sleep Like a Kitten."
Estimate $400-600

Keywords

American School, Chesapeake, Ohio, advertising image