A quite wonderful top-notch desk-top letter or note clip made from cast bronze, with a heavy brass insert to the rear.
The bronze has been modelled in the form as a pair of Cherries and foliage, beautifully executed. The hinge is strong and works well and the heavy weight of Bronze makes it a perfect paperweight too.
The back is lucky enough to have been signed, "Ch Leblanc, Paris". Dating to around 1860 it remains in superb condition, measuring 6 1/4" in length.
Item ID: 34946
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About the Date of Manufacture
This antique was produced in 1860. At the time that this antique was being crafted, Victoria, the only child of Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg and Edward Duke of Kent, was the Queen of England.
This item is SOLD and is no longer available to purchase. The seller of the item was Puckerings.