ANTIQUE GERMAN DRESDNER CARDBOARD PAPER MACHE 5 APPROX 1880/1930. As Dresdner cardboard is called small figurines or jewelry items made?? Of fine embossed cardboard. Since about 1870, the Dresdner board was produced, had its heyday in the 1880s and was up in the first half of the 20th century, very popular. It owes its name to the production area, the area around Dresden. The box was pressed through two or three dimensional forms, shaped in a particular form, and punched. Attached to several parts together, created hollow and lightweight items with a highly plastic appearance. Through laminated cardboard with metal foil Dresdner jewelry received a glossy effect. This saw the delicate three-dimensional products at first glance deceptively similar to those made of metal. Dresdner cardboard found their use as ornaments, novelties, toys and especially as Christmas tree decorations. The variety of shapes knew no bounds, they ranged from animals, plants, houses, musical instruments, to riders, tandem riders or steamships. Measurements: 5″ hight; 1 3/8″ Diameter. For his age very good used condition. With traces of use. We try to be fair and conscientious with our descriptions and condition reports, however potential buyers should note that antique & vintage items often show normal signs of use and wear, not always specified in a condition report. Additionally, lack of a condition report does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections, or the effects of aging. Please let me know. So I can fix. Part of the description. You are satisfied with. The item will be carefully packed and comes in a sturdy box. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Holiday & Seasonal\Figurines”. The seller is “cyfire1″ and is located in this country: DE. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Type: Figurine
- Country/Region of Manufacture: Germany