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    A Mae West Beautiful Hand-Painted Black and White Porcelain Photograph, Circa 1932. Depicting the star in what is probably the best-known headshot of her 50+ year career, printed onto a piece of porcelain with delicate hand-painted details, housed in its original brass frame with concave glass; together with 11 other small framed photographs that were on display atop the star's piano in her famous Ravenswood apartment on Rossmore Avenue in Los Angeles including: 1) a black and white image of the baby Mae [then Mary Jane]; 2) a black and white image of a NYC theatre marquee showing a West film; 3) a color snapshot of a man [possibly Paul Novak, her longtime companion]; 4) a black and white cut-out image of West in the 1930s; 5) a hinged double-frame with black and white images of West's parents [John Patrick West and Matilda Delker]; 6) a black and white image of West in the 1960s; 7) a colorized image of West's father; 8) the same image of West's father but black and white; 9) a colorized image of West's mother; 10) the same image of West's mother but black and white; and 11) a color image of a European building; included with a signed 'Letter of Provenance' from John West, Mae's nephew.
    Porcelain photograph: 4" x 3 1/2"; Others framed: 11" x 9" and smaller

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2016
    24th-25th Friday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
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    The movie quite literally changed my life. I have included a pic of me in Sly's Rocky 3 Cashmere overcoat, would much appreciate if it is possible for you to forward this email to Sly to let him know the overcoat is in good hands, and will be well taken care of, (as will be the Rambo knife forging tools, the other lot I won!) Wish you very happy holidays and a great 2016!
    Atul J. ,
    Irvine, CA
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