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Anna Tristani


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Rena French Cake Tin, 1980

 Item — Box: CFC Cans and Tins Box 5
Identifier: CFC2018.0063.1

This cake tin suggests that it would make a good gift. It features four Epinal fable scenes: FC on the top and "The Fox and the Goat," "The Fox and the Cock," and "The Sick Lion and the Fox" around the sides. The good exemplar is in very good condition. The poorer exemplar shows plenty of rust and a bad long scratch across the top. Dany tells me that it is hard to find.

Dates: 1980

The Grasshopper and the Ant Cookie Tub, 1980

Identifier: CFC2018.0146.1
Abstract Here is GA, dramatically presented in five cartoon panels around this oval tin. The title of this fable stands over the first two panels. Each panel is accompanied by two to five lines of La Fontaine's text. The cicada wears full clothing with even an outer coat, headscarf, and heavy outer scarf in winter. Scenes #1 and #4 are quite similar, as the latter is a recollection of the former. To my surprise, the ant moves out of her house in the last panel as she berates the crow, who is...
Dates: 1980