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Tom the cat animation Production Cel and Production Background
  Touché, Pussy Cat! (1954)
Production cel and production background of Tom the cat and Jerry the mouse
The aperture measures 8.5" x 11.5" while the matte measures 14" x 16". Inscription along bottom aperture reads " An original from the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer cartoon "Touché - Pussy - Cat" Starring "Tom and Jerry"." Inscription on the matte at the lower right corner reads " Best Wishes to Cissie from Tom and Jerry and Brooke and C.C." The character cels are from the production "Touché, Pussy Cat!" and the production background is from an unknown film.
As visible in the web image, the matte exhibits a dark discoloration along the upper edge. Cel has become slightly wavy which is fairly common for vintage animation cels creating some light reflection that is only visible in the web image and not on the actual piece. As visible in the web image, some marked paint separation and line wear has occurred with some paint loss on the dress of the female mouse and there is slight cracking in her face. There is minor paint separation; cracking and lifting throughout both Jerry and Tuffy's with specks of paint loss in their hat feathers. There is light mottling throughout both characters. As visible in the web image, there are some specks of paint loss in Tom; in his feather, stomach, by the right hand, one in the left leg and some in the left feet and a miniscule speck in his left hand. As visible in the web image, there is an area of 0.25" x 0.75" paint loss in Tom's left ear. There is very slight lifting in Tom's face, feather and hat with light cracking and slight line wear in his left hand.
US$ 1200 (matted).
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TJMCS2
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Tom the cat animation Production Cel
  Royal Cat Nap (1958)
Production cel of Tom the cat
There is minor cracking and lifting with specks of paint loss along the brim of the hat and there is line wear in the character's chest. There is evidence of tape and tape residue along the upper edge of the cel; this can be easily matted out.
The size of this piece is 12 Field (11"x13") and the character size is 6.5" h x 6" w.
US$ 550 (unframed).
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TJCCS2
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Tom the cat animation Production Cel and Production Background
  Two Little Indians (1953)
Production cel and production background of Tom the cat and Jerry the mouse
The aperture measures 8.75" x 11.5" while the matte measures 14.0" x 16.0".
The original production background is circa 1950s.
The text along the lower edge of the matte reads " An original from the M.G.M. cartoon ' Two Little Indians' starring 'Tom and Jerry'." The text at the lower right corner of the matte is signed " Tom and Jerry" and reads "To Jan: Our Sweet Little Girl Friend."
As visible in the web image, there is significant cracking of the paint throughout both characters with very little lifting and no paint loss.
The character size is 4" h x 9" w.
US$ 1400 (matted).
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TJMCS1
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Jerry the mouse animation Layout Drawing
  MGM (c. 1950s)
Layout drawing of Jerry the mouse and Tuffy
This adorable drawing shows the precocious Tuff standing on top of Jerry as he notices the beautiful girl!
The size of this piece is 12 Field (11"x13") and the character size is 4.5" h x 7.5" w.
US$ 500 (unframed).
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TJDB7
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Jerry the mouse animation Layout Drawing
  MGM (c. 1950s)
Layout drawing of Jerry the mouse and Tuffy
It looks like Tuffy got the best of Jerry as he lands into a puddle! Tuffy graciously bows to his opponent and the background!
The size of this piece is 12 Field (11"x13") and the character size is 3" h x 7" w.
US$ 500 (unframed).
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TJDB6
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Tom the cat animation Production Cel
  The Two Musketeers (1952)
Production cel of Tom the cat and Jerry the mouse
There is clear tape along the left, right and lower edges which can be easily matted out. There is evidence of cracking with minor lifting in the feather of Tom’s hat and very slight cracking with lifting in the character’s hand and left foot. There are small, moderate areas of paint loss with minor lifting: 0.125" x 0.125" between Tom’s mouth and nose and 0.125" x 0.25" in Jerry’s hat. There is evidence of line wear throughout Jerry’s tabard with minuscule specks throughout the character which is only noticeable upon close examination. There is line wear of 0.125" in Tom’s leg and miniscule specks in his feet.
The size of this piece is 12 Field (11"x13") and the character size is 5" h x 5.5" w.
 (unframed).

TJCCS1
Tom the cat animation Production Drawing
  Mouse Cleaning (1948)
Production drawing of Tom the cat
The size of this piece is 12 Field (11"x13") and the character size is 3.25" h x 10.5" w.
 (unframed).

TJDCS1
Jerry  animation Layout Drawing
  Texas Tom (1950)
Layout drawing of Jerry and a cat
There is a crease 9.25" in length running from the left edge 3" above the lower corner to the lower edge 3" from the lower right corner.
The size of this piece is 12 Field (11"x13")
 (unframed).

TJD70
Jerry  animation Layout Drawing
  Touché, Pussy Cat! (1954)
Layout drawing of Jerry and Tuffy
There are some faint creases along the lower edge below the border which is fairly common for studio-handled production material and can be easily matted out.
The size of this piece is 12 Field (11"x13")
 (unframed).

TJD71
Jerry  animation Layout Drawing
  Touché, Pussy Cat! (1954)
Layout drawing of Jerry and Tuffy
There is a 1" crease across the lower left corner which is which is fairly common for studio-handled production material and can be easily matted out.
The size of this piece is 12 Field (11"x13")
 (unframed).

TJD73
Jerry  animation Layout Drawing
  Touché, Pussy Cat! (1954)
Layout drawing of Jerry and Tuffy
As visible in the image and fairly common for studio-handled production material, there is a 1" fold across the lower left corner and some faint creases and folds below the lower border which can all be easily matted out.
The size of this piece is 12 Field (11"x13")
 (unframed).

TJD74
Tom the cat animation Master Set-up
  Tom's Photo Finish (1957)
Master set-up of Tom the cat and Jerry the mouse
The inscription on the matte reads: "To our friend Stephen - from Tom and Jerry and Joe Barbera."
Matting was done prior to its arrival at WWA thus the list price is reflective of the art only--the piece comes with the matte pictured. There is no change in price due to the matte--it can be de-matted upon request at purchase but will not change the price of the piece.
Each of the three characters have been trimmed and applied to the cel.
There are a few small areas of paint separation along portions of Tom's lower body and Jerry's ear. They are only really visible upon close examination.
Signed by: Joe Barbera

The size of this piece is 12 Field (11"x13")
 (matted).

TJMSF1

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