Hans Christian Anderson Original Papercut 1870

“Original papercut design, intricately cut and depicting several popular motifs including ballet dancers, windmill men with heart-shaped windows, pierrots, Ole Lukoie or sandmen, flower garlands, palm trees, storks, and gnomes [..and dated] 1870.”  Recently sold at a Christie’s auction for $24,000.

hans christian anderson, original papercut, craft, art, author, fairy tales, thelooksee

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