We are offering
A wonderful example of a 19th c.
1860-80 Bronze Match Safe
Wonderful details of Boy carrying
his Harvest Basket
with grapes on the basket rim
the boy is holding onto a grape plant
The Match strike is located at his feet.
This is a beautifully detailed early bronze.
Very good original condition, some wear & paint loss to it's wood pedestal,
some early polish remnants showing. There is a small round hold at the base of the basket seems to be original to the piece.
Please see photos
Height with wood base 4 7/8"
Height of Boy with basket 4 5/16"
Width across round wood base 2 3/4"
id. 40 loc. F