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Corozo nut snuffbox depicting a Tarasque
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Ref : 70712
1 250 €
Period :
19th century
Provenance :
France
Medium :
Corozo nut
Dimensions :
L. 3.54 inch
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Kim J. Nazzi

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Corozo nut snuffbox depicting a Tarasque

A rare snuffbox carved in corozo nut, representing a Tarasque, an animal of provincial folklore living on the rock where was built the castle of Tarascon. It watched travelers passing the Rhone to feast on it, spreading terror throughout the Tarascon region.

France. Circa 1800/1820.

Dimensions: length 9cm ; height 6,5cm ; width 5cm

Kim J. Nazzi

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