Extraordinary antique Art Nouveau era French bronze letter opener. The handle casted with a finely modeled figure of a fox, fully dimension and depicted on a grape vine, below a bunch of grapes and grape leaves. A charming depiction illustrating the well known fable "The Fox and the Grapes" by La Fontaine, inspired by the original fable by Aesop. Beautifully casted with lovely detail, one can almost see the fox yearning for the delicious grapes. In overall good antique condition with general wear/scratches commensurate with age and use.
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Note that the item in the pictures may be larger or smaller in actuality, the pictures do not represent size. Please check the description for dimensions. The item "Antique French Signed Bronze Figural Letter Opener, FOX & Grapes, A. Marionnet" is in sale since Thursday, February 18, 2021.This item is in the category "Collectibles\Pens & Writing Instruments\Desktop Items\Letter Openers". The seller is "micflsun" and is located in Canutillo, Texas. This item can be shipped worldwide.