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Ivory "memento mori" table match holder - England 2nd half of the 19th century
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1 450 €
Period :
19th century
Provenance :
England
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Kim J. Nazzi

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Ivory "memento mori" table match holder - England 2nd half of the 19th century

A very rare carved ivory pyrogen or table match holder in the shape of a human skull with a part of the spine resting on crossed bones. At the back there is a piece of shagreen to light the match. The interior is painted in "sang de boeuf" color.

England.
Victorian era.
2nd half of the 19th century.

Dimensions: height 6,8cm ; base 4,2cm x 4,2cm

Expertise by Mrs. Annie Hannique

Kim J. Nazzi

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Tobacco item