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Vintage Halloween black cat on fence jack o’lantern circa 1940-1950. This molded papier-mache lantern features a painted black cat on an orange fence. The lantern has its original cellophane eyes which someone has photocopied onto paper so it can be displayed without harming the original eyes. The lantern has a wire handle. There is age appropriate wear throughout as pictured with some paint loss as shown. Please read condition notes below. The original cellophane face is pictured rolled up with piece of tape on top with the photocopied paper version alongside it in last photo. A similar cat is pictured in Mark Ledenbachs third edition of his book Vintage Halloween Collectibles
Date: Circa 1940-1950
Size 7.5 inches x 6 inches
Condition: Some paint loss especially to ears, both ear tips and back of one ear. Paint loss to holes where wire handle is around holes for wire handles. There is some paint loss to corner of orange fence and one fence post and around bottom edge.
Reference: Mark Ledenbach’s Third edition of the book Vintage Halloween Collectibles page 29
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Vintage Halloween Black Cat on Fence Jack O’Lantern Circa 1950
$195 USD SOLD
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