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1893 Columbian Exposition Souvenirs


Figural metal pin cushion shoe. The sole of the shoe is engraved "Souvenir World's Exposition Chicago 1893." Approximately 6" long. There is some loss of plate, still a very charming piece. (Stock number 003wf0715sa) $100.00

Figural metal tooth pick holder boot. The sole of the shoe is embossed "Souvenir World's Exposition Chicago 1893." Approximately 3" long. Although there is some loss of plate the small boot is still a very appealing piece. (Stock number 003wf0715sb) $85.00

Brown and white transferware souvenir plate depicts the Lagoon Looking South World's Fair. The 8.75" plate has no chips or cracks. It is marked Porcelaine Opaque, Bridgwood & Son England. (Stock number 003wf93-0326ma) $75.00

Heavy metal ash tray with scrolled design features a picture of the imposing Administration Building. The dish is 4.75" square, the picture has a diameter of 3". There are no marks. There is a ring on the back should you wish to hang it up. Unfortunately the glass is cracked. The piece has its original patina and is otherwise in very good to fine condition. (Stock number 003wf0608a) $55.00

Small glass cup has an embossed image of Columbus landing in the New World and an image of the Santa Maria. "World's Fair 1893" is embossed on the bottom. No other marks. 2.75" high, 2.5" diameter. Tiny flake on rim, scratches from the manufacturing process. (Stock number 003wf0530a) $50.00

Stock number 003wf0625my

Stock number 003wf0625mz

Heavily embossed metal tray depicts the landing of Columbus. 4.75" x 3.5"

Lighter colored metal. Several wear spots. (Stock number 003wf0625my) $45.00

Darker patina. Several wear spots. (Stock number 003wf0625mz) $45.00

1893 Columbian Exposition Handkerchief Holder. Hand painted moiré handkerchief holder is enhanced by decorative and edge stitchery and a pink bow. Click to see interior It contains a 18" x 19" silk hankie which is embroidered "World's Fair Chicago 1893." Click to see detail of hankie The case measures 9.5" wide x 6.25" high. There are some stains on the front. The interior is very nice and the hankie is in excellent condition. (Stock number 003wf0625mf) $95.00

1893 Columbian Exposition Embroidered Silk Handkerchief. Embroidered image of the Administration Building with an American flag and "1893 World's Fair." Approximately 10.5" x 11.5" The red embroidery thread has run. There are several small red stains. (Stock Number 003WF1019a) $30.00

Blue and white transferware souvenir plate features the majestic Machinery Hall. The plate is 8.25" in diameter. There are five hairline cracks in the glaze on the back that do not detract from the charm of this piece. It is marked Marx & Gutherz, Carlsbad, Austria. (Stock number 003wf93-0326mb) $85.00 SOLD

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