A penholder from an antiques shop located in old town Rome, in business from 1920 to 2006.
The lot includes:
A finely carved and hand-painted penholder in the shape of a squirrel eating a walnut. Thanks to a hook on its back, the item can also be hung on the wall.
A finely carved and hand-painted small owl. Raising the owl's head opens a secret compartment where small Piacenza-style playing cards are stored.
Penholder 12x6x6 cm
Owl 11x6x8 cm
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- No. of items
- Squirrel Penholder and Owl card holder
- Estimated Period
- Second half 20th century
- Country of Origin
- Excellent condition - barely used with minimal signs of aging & wear
- 450 g