Galerie Delalande Paris

Antique and historical tobacco rasp in boxwood, pivot type.

Showing the carving of the Hellenic statue of the Gaul’s suicide presented him with his wife at the Palacio Romano in Roma with the inscription « Una Juncti una morimur ».

France circa 1700.

Dimension: 21,4 cm long.

References : French tobacco museum inventory nr 339 - Pictured in the book commemorating the Universal Exhibition Paris 1900 with provenance Veuve Alain collection Pictured in the museum catalogue coded H 101 page 88 - Very close to a rasp presented at the exhibition of the Sandelin museum in Saint Omer in 1984 and catalogued page 22 : « l’enlèvement de Proserpine d’après Girardon, avec inscription » - Musée de Cluny - « Encyclopédie du Tabac » page 433.

Sale reference: D/G 1

Price and additional photos on request.


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