Christmas wooden stackable blocks

Posting ID : B1010909073
Date Posted : 2012-11-14
Group : Arts Crafts By Owner

Collection of 8 stackable wooden Christmas blocks. Hand painted by Maude Risher Ciardi of Columbiana Ohio. Born 1941 and former student of Peter Ompir, the "Father of American decorative painting". Her work is much sought after by dedicated collectors. Original owner and all in perfect condition. May be displayed throughout the year with alphabet side showing. No damage; just naturually occuring variations in wood grain visible.

1984 Santa with bell; letters VWX; hand painted, dated and signed M. Risher Ciardi. 3.5 x 3.5". 1985 Santa holding doll; letters ABC; hand painted, dated and signed Maude Ciardi. 3.5 x 3.5". 1986 Santa with toy pack; letters GHI; hand painted, dated and signed Maude Ciardi. 4x4". 1987 Santa face in wreath; letters ABC; hand painted, dated and signed Maude Risher Ciardi. 3.5x3.5". 1988 Santa face; letters VWX; hand painted, dated and signed Ciardi. 4x4". 1989 Santa with candle; letters JKL; hand painted, dated and signed M. Risher Ciardi. 3.5x3.5". 1990 Santa holding lamb; letters GHI; hand painted, dated and signed Maude Risher Ciardi. 4x4". 1992 Santa with littel girl holding a teddy bear; letters ABC; decoupage of her own design. Dated but not signed. 3.75x3.75"

Offering all 8 blocks for $200; sold as collection only. Will consider respectful offers and accept cash ONLY. We will not hold posting but will delete upon sale.


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