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From plates to stamps, from cards to whiskey decanters, from toys to posters, you'll find just about anything you can imagine here. Please explore all that is to offer here in my fables Catalogue of Objects.

This is the largest online catalog of fable related objects on the internet. Many are from Aesop's Fables but you will find La Fontaine, Velazquez and Krylov also represented in this collection.

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  • Russian Matchbox Set 

    (1992-01-01)
    1992? Eighteen matchboxes, each giving the title and an illustration for a fable of Ivan Krylov. $25 from Samuel Princell, Lille, France, through eBay, Dec., '05.
  • English Matchboxes 

    (2000-01-01)
    2000? Set of five English matchboxes, each with a black-and-white image on one face and the corresponding fable text on the obverse. "AV 30." Made in Japan. Cornish Match Company, Cornwall, St. Ives, GB. $50 from ...
  • Oversized Matchboxes 

    (2010-01-01)
    2010? Four supersized (4 ¼" X 11 ½" X 1") matchboxes featuring details of Fraipont's 1888 illustrations along with La Fontaine's text for Fox and the Stork (FS), Wolf and the Lamb(WL), Fox and the Grapes (FG), and ...
  • Syrup Tin 

    (1953)
    1953? Sirop Melangé Pomona. Illustrating "The Cat, the Weasel, and the Hare." Art signed L. Ruymen/53. R.C. Verviers, Belgium, Sept., '08.
  • La Cigale Et La Formi Feve 

    (1980)
    1980 20 different fables illustrated by feves. From various vendors online and at French flea markets, through August, '15. The two different manufacturers can be seen from the different lettering used on two different ...
  • Le Coq Et La Renard Feve 

    (1980)
    1980 20 different fables illustrated by feves. From various vendors online and at French flea markets, through August, '15. The two different manufacturers can be seen from the different lettering used on two different ...
  • La Cigale Et La Formi Feve 

    (1980)
    1980 20 different fables illustrated by feves. From various vendors online and at French flea markets, through August, '15. The two different manufacturers can be seen from the different lettering used on two different ...
  • La Grenouille Qui Veut Se Faire Aussi Grosse Boeuf Feve 

    (1980)
    1980 20 different fables illustrated by feves. From various vendors online and at French flea markets, through August, '15. The two different manufacturers can be seen from the different lettering used on two different ...
  • La Laitiere Et Le Pot Au Lait Feve 

    (1980)
    1980 20 different fables illustrated by feves. From various vendors online and at French flea markets, through August, '15. The two different manufacturers can be seen from the different lettering used on two different ...
  • Le Rat De Villes Et Le Rat De Champs Feve 

    (1980)
    1980 20 different fables illustrated by feves. From various vendors online and at French flea markets, through August, '15. The two different manufacturers can be seen from the different lettering used on two different ...
  • Le Rat De Ville Et Le Rat De Champs Feve 

    (1980)
    1980 20 different fables illustrated by feves. From various vendors online and at French flea markets, through August, '15. The two different manufacturers can be seen from the different lettering used on two different ...
  • Le Vieux Chat Et La Jeune Souris Feve 

    (1980)
    1980 20 different fables illustrated by feves. From various vendors online and at French flea markets, through August, '15. The two different manufacturers can be seen from the different lettering used on two different ...
  • Le Loup Et L'Agneau Feve 

    (1980)
    1980 20 different fables illustrated by feves. From various vendors online and at French flea markets, through August, '15. The two different manufacturers can be seen from the different lettering used on two different ...
  • Le Lievre Et La Tortue Feve 

    (1980)
    1980 20 different fables illustrated by feves. From various vendors online and at French flea markets, through August, '15. The two different manufacturers can be seen from the different lettering used on two different ...
  • Le Corbeau Et Le Renard Feve 

    (1980)
    1980 20 different fables illustrated by feves. From various vendors online and at French flea markets, through August, '15. The two different manufacturers can be seen from the different lettering used on two different ...
  • Le Loup Et La Cigogne Feve 

    (1980)
    1980 20 different fables illustrated by feves. From various vendors online and at French flea markets, through August, '15. The two different manufacturers can be seen from the different lettering used on two different ...
  • Le Corbeau Et Le Renard Feve 

    (1980)
    1980 20 different fables illustrated by feves. From various vendors online and at French flea markets, through August, '15. The two different manufacturers can be seen from the different lettering used on two different ...
  • Le Lievre Et La Tortue Feve 

    (1980)
    1980 20 different fables illustrated by feves. From various vendors online and at French flea markets, through August, '15. The two different manufacturers can be seen from the different lettering used on two different ...
  • Le Loup Et L'Agneau Feve 

    (1980)
    1980 20 different fables illustrated by feves. From various vendors online and at French flea markets, through August, '15. The two different manufacturers can be seen from the different lettering used on two different ...
  • La Poule Aux Oeufs D'Or Feve 

    (1980)
    1980 20 different fables illustrated by feves. From various vendors online and at French flea markets, through August, '15. The two different manufacturers can be seen from the different lettering used on two different ...

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