slide (optical toy)

Translucent white porcelain lithophane. When placed if front of a light source, it depicts a night scene with an angel carrying sleeping child through the sky above a large castle or estate. It is rectangular, with a plain border around the picture. On the back it is marked PPM881. PPM is the mark of the German maker Prensaich Porzellen Manufaktur.

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