Apparat horse also called corporation horse of carpenter
First quarter of the 18th century
Wood, bone, antler and wrought iron
Length : 72 ; L. : 22 ; Thickness : 3 cm
The axe head is flat, with one edge, extended into a spade, cut at the base, fitted with an oval socket with stop, punched and re-drilled.
The wooden handle is entirely inlaid with bone inserts carved in the shape of rectangles or drops. The larger plates are riveted and engraved with floral motifs. The proximal part abandons the wood for the bone and presents an incised decoration made up of two bouquets of flowers in vase. One of the sides is monogrammed HGM and dated 1728
The heel of the handle is made of andouiller, with a spherical protrusion.
The heel is in bone engraved with floral motifs.
Delevery information :
All items are sent by registered mail, insured.
Rates on request.
Delivery and installation possible.