With an early un-divided back dating it to c1900, this lovely Art Nouveau issue postcard features a pretty young woman in a sepia toned gown decorated with Centaurs holding bows and arrows.
Traditionally the Archer..a Centaur (a mythical creature with the upper body of a human and the lower body of a horse), is the recognized symbol for the astrological sign Sagittarius (November 21-December 21).
Our lovely lady has large leaves decorating her flowing hair and is framed in a typical Art Nouveau organic design of leaves and flowers. She holds a ripe orange.
The design is both embossed and hand gilded for effect and numbered Ser. 34.
Stamped, franked and postally used to an address in Vienna, it is issued by Levelezo-Lap and is in good Antique condition.
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