Gyselynck, F and E

1840

Ghent Ship Brokers Porcelain Trade Card

Ghent Ship Brokers Porcelain Trade Card - mid 19th century

DESCRIPTION: Antique ornately printed and decorated 19th century Belgian porcelain trade card for B. Kreps, A. Van Engelen, & F. Leys. Gend.”, Office and Company of Ship Brokers and Builders ("Courtiers de navires, Scheeps-Makelaars, Shiffsmakler"). Elaborate typography and Illustrations include: at top a ribbon design with words in Flemish describing the firm’s services; the firm’s name within a central cartouche design of seashell and anchor, illustrations of sailing ships at either side; and firm’s street address in Ghent beneath; printed in metallic ink and blue on shiny white card stock (hence name Porcelain Card). Name of Lithographer in Ghent lower left: "F & E Gyselynk".

CREATOR: Gyselynck, F and E

PUBLICATION DATE: 1840

GEOGRAPHIC AREA: Belgium

BODY OF WATER: N/A

CONDITION: Very Good.  On the blank reverse is small strip – stamp hinge or tape; and “N 1 3” in pencil.

COLORING: Black and blue ink.

ENGRAVER: F & E Gyselynk

SIZE: 4 " x 3 "

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PRICE: $80


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