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SA844707

Grand Tour Souvenir Letter Opener From Museo Napoli

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£340 | $419 USD | €385 EUR
Item Number: SA844707
Date of manufacture: 1880
Current Status: For sale
Seller: Cella
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Description

Fabulous late 19th Century Grand Tour Neapolitan carved lava stone and gilt bronze souvenir letter opener. Surmounted by a stunning finely carved bust of the Venus of Capua after the original classical statue in the National Archaeological Museum in Naples. The blade enscribed Napoli on obserse and Museo to the reverse. Circa 1880.
Based just off the King's Road in Langton Street, Chelsea, London, we are dealers in fine decorative antiques from the 18th and 19th Centuries. We specialise in this era of enlightenment, neoclassicism and the Grand Tour, with its far reaching influence on style and taste in Britain, Continental Europe and beyond: elegance in the age of Napoleon. Our extensive stock covers all aspects of this period and decorative antiques influenced by the period. We constantly source new, beautiful items and upload to our site regularly. We are first and foremost antique collectors with over thirty years of experience; we only buy what we love and we hope you will too. All items can be viewed by appointment at our premises in Chelsea at a time convenient to you. Additional images can be supplied on request. More items are available on our website http://www.cellantiques.co.uk
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This antique has been viewed 12 times in the past month with the most views from Russia.


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This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 1880.


Dimensions

Height = 22 cm (8.7")
Width = 4 cm (1.6")
Depth = 3 cm (1.2")


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Cella
London
United Kingdom
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