STUNNING QUALITY ANTIQUE NAPOLEAN FIGURAL LETTER OPENER STANHOPE MOP Paper knife. MORE PHOTOS BELOW - Mother Of Pearl with box case - France, 1860/1890 This is a very fine quality letter opener depicting Napoleon Bonaparte with under the effigy of the Imperial Eagle, it also has a stanhope viewer which shows 4 Napolean related scenes.1 Napoleon 1st on horseback 2 Tombeau de Napoleon (the tomb) 3 Napoleon chez la vieille (Napoleon from the mother) 4 Napoleon mort (Dead lying on the bed) To see the scenes in the viewer you have to put it against the light and bring the eye as close as possible. Route the letter opener with Napoleon facing to the right. The letter opener itself is bronze and mother of pearl, the tip of the pearl is slightly chipped, surely a very rare piece.
The beautiful antique box is adorned on the cover with iron friezes, and has a opening button. The inside of the box was rebuilt because it was very damaged, embellished with a color label that reproduces an ancient painting of Napoleon in battle.
The shape where the paper knife is housed is covered with precious velvet, with a central area for an easy grip. Letter opener measures 13.7 cm Box measures cm 21 8 4 Total weight gr 220. PLEASE SEE PICTURES FOR DETAILS AS THESE FORM PART OF ITEM DESCRIPTION.
VEDI ALTRO IN >>> OGGETTI DA SCRITTURA. Looking for an exclusive GIFT IDEA?The item "STUNNING QUALITY ANTIQUE NAPOLEAN FIGURAL LETTER OPENER STANHOPE MOP Paper knife" is in sale since Saturday, July 27, 2019. This item is in the category "Arte e antiquariato\Attrezzi, macchine e utensili\Attrezzi da scrittura". The seller is "pino-collection" and is located in LATINA Cori, LT. This item can be shipped worldwide.