Squirrel Penholder and Owl card holder (2) - Wood

Description
Squirrel Penholder and Owl card holder (2) - Wood
Italy - Second half 20th century

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.

Item’s dimensions:

Penholder 12x6x6 cm
Owl 11x6x8 cm

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Shipping:

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Lot details
No. of items
2
Object
Squirrel Penholder and Owl card holder
Material
Wood
Estimated Period
Second half 20th century
Country of Origin
Italy
Condition
Excellent condition - barely used with minimal signs of aging & wear
Weight
450 g
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