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Lot 109: Kaffee Hag / Erster Preis. 1915
PAI-LVII: RARE POSTERSPlatinum House
May 6, 2012
New York, NY, USA
Description: Artist: ALFRED RUNGE & EDUARD SCOTLAND (1885-1945) Size: 23 1/4 x 35 7/8 in./58.9 x 91.3 cm Kempedruck, Bremen Strangely contorted and the color of a dark, heavy roast, this haunting mascot for Kaffee Hag claims that the decaffeinated coffee brand comes in ‘first prize.’ It is a superior design compared to their other composition for the company, which takes on more of an ‘object poster’ presentation (see PAI-LII, 429). Ludwing Hohlwein would also use a shadowy tennis player as an icon for the company (see PAI-L, 281).
Dimensions: 23 1/4 x 35 7/8 in./58.9 x 91.3 cm
Artist or Maker: ALFRED RUNGE & EDUARD SCOTLAND (1885-1945)