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Signed 19th Century French Brass Tabletop Telescope with Tripod
Located in San Francisco, CA
A French 2 inch diameter brass refracting telescope retaining its original tripod, signed on the barrel "Victor Chevalier, Opticien Quai de L' horlage No 77." The Chevalier family wa...
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Mid-19th Century Victorian Antique French Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Brass

Framed and Pressed French 'Herbier' "Pressed Plant" Specimens
Located in New York, NY
Four framed and pressed plants from a collection of botanical pressings purchased in France. In the late 19th century collecting and pressing plants was all the rage for affluent Eur...
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Late 19th Century Napoleon III Antique French Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Faux Bamboo, Glass, Paper

The Leaves, Pair of Earrings 'Clips' in Silvered Bronze, Line Vautrin 'France'
By Line Vautrin
Located in Brussels, BE
This pair of silvered bronze earrings represents two tree leaves. Each earring is different. It has a clip fastening system. The left earring is signed by stamping “L.V.”. Manuf...
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1950s Mid-Century Modern Vintage French Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Bronze

'Napoleon' Hazlitt, Junot & Bourrienne, Memoirs and Life of Napoleon
Located in New York, NY
16 Volumes. Hazlitt, Junot & Bourrienne. Memoirs And Life Of Napoleon. Bound In Full Green Morocco, top edges gilt, raised bands, gilt panels. Edition Definitive, Limited To 25 Sets,...
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1880s Antique French Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Leather

Art Deco Revival White Full Body Vintage Plastic Mannequin, 1980s, France
Located in Vienna, AT
Art Deco Revival white full body vintage plastic mannequin, which was designed and manufactured, 1980s, France. The mannequin shows geometric and cubism inspired features. The body ...
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Late 20th Century Modern French Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Plastic

French Books L'Illustration, 2 Volumes, 1898
Located in Austin, TX
A set of 2 volumes including the weekly French newspaper L'Illustration from the year 1898. Hard bound with leather spine and marbled paper. Published in Paris from 1843-1944, the ne...
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1890s Antique French Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Paper, Leather

Liquid Prism by Jules Duboscq of Paris, circa 1870
By J. Duboscq, Paris 1
Located in London, GB
A large brass liquid prism by Jules Duboscq, used to measure the optical dispersion of liquids. France, circa 1870. Brass and steel stand. Adjustable height and rotating trapez...
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Late 19th Century Industrial Antique French Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Brass

Miniature Faux Bamboo French Director's Armchair with Original Fabric
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Miniature faux bamboo director's armchair carved from wood. The material with a green, red stripe on a natural ground is original. The chair was designed to fold, as the larger versi...
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1880s French Provincial Antique French Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Textile, Wood

French Books-Mon Petit Trott, Two Volume Set by Andre Lichtenberger, 1899
Located in Austin, TX
2 books by French novelist Andre Lichtenberger (1870-1940) published by Librairie Plon, Paris, 1899. Leather bound books with marbled paper.
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1890s Antique French Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Leather, Paper

Bocce Ball Set
Located in Chicago, IL
This set of 13 bocce balls a wooden box was acquired in France and most likely dates to the late 20th century. Box is included. Wear consistent with age and use.  
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20th Century French Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Wood

The Dove of Peace, Gilt Bronze Necklace, Line Vautrin 'France'
By Line Vautrin
Located in Brussels, BE
Necklace made up of two rigid parts surrounding the neck. The front part is decorated with large links, in its centre, a "hook" on which seems to hang a large bronze element rep...
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Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern French Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Bronze

Twin Fish, Gilded Bronze Necklace, Line Vautrin 'France'
By Line Vautrin
Located in Brussels, BE
Necklace made up of two rigid parts surrounding the neck. The front part is decorated with large links, in its centre, a "hook" in the shape of a hook on which seems to hang a larg...
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Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern French Collectibles and Curiosities

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Bronze

Boeing Engine part CFM56 Side Table
Located in Paris, FR
Side table Boeing Engine part CFM56 made with CFM56 engine part in titanium nickel and aluminium alloy. From Boeing 737 and Airbus A320, with polished aluminium top. Exceptional p...
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21st Century and Contemporary French Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Aluminum, Nickel

Old Charles Model Aeroplane Transparent Spad Plane Type
Located in Paris, FR
Model Old Charles aeroplane transparent spad plane type, Small-scale model of Guynemers plane, handmade with wood, cotton sheet and aluminium leaf.
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21st Century and Contemporary French Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Aluminum

Titanium Boeing Fin
Located in Paris, FR
Fin titanium Boeing all in titanium in polished finish. This CFM56 fin is made for Boeing 737. Riveted on transparent plexiglass base, base dimensions: L 19 x D 13 x H 1.5cm. Fin dim...
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21st Century and Contemporary French Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Plexiglass

French Art Deco Wooden Airplane Aviation Model
Located in Atlanta, GA
French Art Deco wooden airplane model mounted on a huge wood ball. This large Art Deco model airplane is made with varnish wood and aluminum metal accents. It has four wood and alumi...
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1930s Art Deco Vintage French Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Aluminum

Mid-19th Century Hand Carved Prisoner of War
Located in London, GB
We are proud to offer a wonderful example of a mid-19th century hand carved Prisoner of War (POW) domino set. Made from mutton bone and hand carved with a detailed and clam shell mot...
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1850s Folk Art Antique French Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Bone

Post-Modern Limited Edition Pedal Car Vilac by Philippe Starck for La Redoute
By Philippe Starck
Located in Doornspijk, NL
This pedal car was designed in 1998 by the world famous designer Philippe Starck for French retail group La Redoute. It was part of the Good Goods collection. The pedal car was pro...
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1990s French Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Metal

Small 15th Century Illuminated Vellum Book Page, Handwriting
Located in Amsterdam, NL
Fabulous handwritten and illuminated book page. Beautiful period piece with gorgeous faded colors and typical gilded Gothic initials, France, 15th century.
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15th Century and Earlier Gothic Antique French Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Parchment Paper

Polo Match Scene Bronze Sculpture, France, 1920´s
Located in Buenos Aires, Olivos
1920´s Art Deco polo match bronze sculpture. Scene of two polo players on their horses. Made of Silvered Bronze mounted of a Italian Portoro marble base. Marked France and 27.  
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1920s Art Deco Vintage French Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Marble, Bronze

Napoleonic Mid-19th Century Hand Carved Prisoner of War 'POW' Domino Set
Located in London, GB
We are proud to offer a wonderful example of a mid-19th century hand carved Prisoner of War (POW) domino set. Made from mutton bone and hand carved with a detailed motif across its p...
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19th Century Folk Art Antique French Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Bone

19th Century French Painted Iron and Brass Paris Crest Scale with Set of Weights
Located in Dallas, TX
Decorate your kitchen counter with this elegant, colorful antique scale. Crafted in Versailles, France circa 1880, the scientific instrument is uniquely decorated with a Paris coat o...
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Late 19th Century Antique French Collectibles and Curiosities

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Brass, Iron

French Fabric Store Scale in Walnut with Marble Top, 1900s
Located in Austin, TX
A wonderful walnut and marble fabric scale, French, circa 1900. The walnut base has gilt trim on its faces and sides, and canted corners with mahogany veneer for accent. A lightly ve...
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Early 20th Century Industrial French Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Marble, Brass

French Mahogany Inlaid Wall Crucifix, Late 19th Century
Located in FR
French 1880 wall crucifix Mahogany and Mother-of-pearl Good antique condition. Shipping: 1/25.5/50 cm 0.45 kg.
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Late 19th Century Napoleon III Antique French Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Mahogany

Fassamano Tortoise Eyeglasses French Manufacture Second Half of the 19th Century
Located in Milan, IT
Fassamano (from the French face-a-main) eyeglasses with handle that turns into a case shaped like the lenses; dark tortoise eyeglasses, oval lenses that when not used fall back insid...
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1860s Antique French Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Bakelite

Fassamano Tortoise Eyeglasses French Manufacture Second Half of the 19th Century
Located in Milan, IT
Double fassamano eyeglasses (from the French face-en-main), made with a double articulated eyewear, one with lenses and one without, mounted on the upper part, signed Lugene, made of...
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1860s Antique French Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Bakelite

Rare Silver-Plated Hermès H-Cube Lighter, France, c. 1960s
By Hermès
Located in New York City, NY
Rare silver-plated Hermès H-Box lighter, France, c. 1960s. Cubic in composition, this chic accessory displays the iconic French brand's signature "H" on all sides. Lighter is eng...
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1960s Mid-Century Modern Vintage French Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Silver

General Artigas Gunboat Industrial Clock
Located in New Orleans, LA
This automaton gunboat clock is an impeccable example of the complex artistry of industrial timepieces. An automaton is incorporated into the ship's form, with a separate mechanism t...
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Late 19th Century Industrial Antique French Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Metal

19th Century French Cash Register
Located in San Francisco, CA
19th century French cash register A fine old antique register for display Measures: 16" wide x 17" deep x 9" high Good antique condition.
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19th Century Antique French Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Wood

Vintage French Floral Immortelles Wreath, 20th Century
Located in Austin, TX
An ornate handmade vintage wreath of immortelles in glass beads from the Loire region of France. Crafted in the form of a vertical bouquet, the pieces are constructed of meticulously...
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20th Century French Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Wire

20th Century Boxing Ball in Leather
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Boxing ball, circa 20th century. By unknown manufacturer, from France. In original condition, with minor wear consistent with age and use, preserving a beautiful patina. Mater...
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20th Century Mid-Century Modern French Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Metal

Vintage Gymnastic Rings in Wood, circa 1950
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Gymnastic rings, circa 1950. By unknown manufacturer, from France. In original condition, with minor wear consistent with age and use, preserving a beautiful patina. Materials...
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20th Century Mid-Century Modern French Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Metal

Good Large Early 20th C French Boudoir Doll, c.1920-25
Located in Bedford, Bedfordshire
The large boudoir doll with plush covered face and painted features, inset lashes, green eyes, bleach blonde floss silk hair and having carved wood and composition plaster lower limb...
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1920s Vintage French Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Composition

18th Century Carved Oak Statue Depicting St. Bartholomew
Located in Dallas, TX
This tall French statue of St. Bartholomew was hand-carved from oak in the 1700’s. This depiction of St. Bartholomew is not often seen in art, except for one of the most well known r...
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18th Century Antique French Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Oak

French Book-La Famille, 1904
Located in Austin, TX
La Famille (The Family) is a leather bound book with a black spine and dark blue marbled paper on its cover that includes a collection of the weekly French newspaper La Famille for t...
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Early 20th Century French Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Leather, Paper

Fine Early 20th Century Gilt Bronze Mounted Grand Erard Piano by François Linke
By François Linke, Sébastien Érard
Located in New York, NY
A very fine early 20th century Louis XV style gilt bronze mounted three-leg Grand Erard piano. By François Linke. Beautiful quarter veneered case inlaid with cartouche panels s...
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Early 20th Century Belle Époque French Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Bronze

Wall-Mounted Barometer by Jules Richard, Paris, circa 1900
Located in London, GB
A large 10" wall-mounted circular Bourbon type barometer by Jules Richard, French, circa 1890. Reverse printed dial with a scale calibrated in a centimeter range of 73 to 80, mark...
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Late 19th Century Antique French Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Metal

French 19th Century Child's Sleigh with Tufted Upholstery and Floral Décor
Located in Atlanta, GA
A French child's sleigh from the 19th century, with tufted upholstery and floral painted décor. Created in France during the 19th century, this child's sleigh charms us with its peti...
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19th Century Antique French Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Metal

French Art Deco Miniature Figured Olive Wood and Brass Commode or Jewelry Box
Located in Ft. Lauderdale, FL
This unusual miniature commode or jewelry box dates to the 1930's and features a top that opens up to a compartment above one simulated and two regular drawers. Flanked by serpentine...
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Early 20th Century Art Deco French Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Brass

French Books, Writings of Pierre Sales, Early 1900s
Located in Austin, TX
A set of twelve (12) green leather bound books with the writings of French author Pierre Sales, in French language, published by Fayard Frères, circa 1900. Sales lived from 1854-1914...
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Early 20th Century French Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Leather, Paper

French Copper and Carved Wood Plaque of Joan of Arc
Located in Guaynabo, PR
This a carved wood wall plaque/stand decorated following a gothic architecture. It is divided as a triptych. The first part show an embossed & engraved copper (originally silver over...
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Early 20th Century Gothic French Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Wood

18th Century Spanish Carved Polychrome Gilt Statue of Christ with "Sacred Heart"
Located in Dallas, TX
This beautiful antique Christ statue was hand carved in Spain, circa 1790. On a wooden base resembling rock with carved motifs, the sculpture depicts our Lord Jesus Christ standing w...
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Late 19th Century Antique French Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Marble, Bronze

"Statue of Liberty Centennial" Vintage Hermès Silk Scarf by Joachim Metz
By Hermès
Located in Colorado Springs, CO
Presented is a vintage Hermès silk scarf entitled "Statue of Liberty Centennial" by Joachim Metz. The scarf was designed as a centennial scarf in commemoration of the gifting of the ...
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1980s Vintage French Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Silk

Antique French Balance Scale, Freely Moving & Lovely Scrolling Iron Motif
Located in Atlanta, GA
A French large-sized scrolling iron scale from the early 20th century. This antique balance scale from France, which stands just shy of 4 feet in height, is rustic and charming while...
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Early 20th Century French Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Iron

French Book Responsabilites des Architectes by O.Masselin, Late 1800s
Located in Austin, TX
Jurisprudence book about architects and engineers by O.Masselin, late 1800s. Leather spine and marbled paper cover.
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Late 19th Century Antique French Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Paper, Leather

18th Century French Louis XVI Giltwood Barometer
Located in Houston, TX
Lovely period French Louis XVI giltwood barometer with beautiful patina. This antique French Louis XVI giltwood barometer will add a touch of elegance to any home.  
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Late 18th Century Louis XVI Antique French Collectibles and Curiosities

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Giltwood

Barometer, Restauration Period, France, 1st Half 19th Century
Located in Greding, DE
Hexagonal barometer in gold-patinated stucco frame with carved top in the form of flower festoons and central globe motif as an allegory on geography. The dial made of glass with égl...
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Early 19th Century Restauration Antique French Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Giltwood

UAM Union des Arts Modernes Monograph
By Editions du Regard
Located in New York, NY
Massive 575-page monograph by Arlene Barre-Despond on the work of members of UAM, including architecture, furniture, and decorative arts. Features work by luminaries such as Pierre C...
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1980s Mid-Century Modern Vintage French Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Paper

Regiment Des Dromedaires Camel Saddle
Located in New Orleans, LA
This fascinating piece of military history is a camel saddle created for and used by the Dromedary Regiment (Regiment des Dromedaires) during Napoleon’s Egyptian campaigns between 17...
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Late 18th Century Empire Antique French Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Silver, Brass, Iron

20th century French Old Cutler Signboard Metal and Wood Knife, 1940s
Located in LEGNY, FR
Very rare and original 20th century large metal and wood knife maybe an old cutler signboard. The blade is made with metal and the handle is made with wood. Brass nails. Good con...
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1940s Vintage French Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Metal

French Lodge Gun Rack
Located in Coeur d'Alene, ID
French lodge antler long gun rack with stag antler tips on oak wall plaques. Marked "manu France Saint Eitienne." Nice wall addition to any hunting room, cabin, lodge, rustic decor. ...
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1920s Vintage French Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Antler

Fassamano Tortoise Eyeglasses French Manufacture Second Half of the 19th Century
Located in Milan, IT
Fassamano (from the French face-a-main) eyeglasses with handle that turns into a case shaped like the lenses; dark tortoise eyeglasses, oval lenses that when not used fall back insid...
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1860s Antique French Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Bakelite

French Art Deco Orientalist Chrome Sculpture Riders on Camels
Located in Atlanta, GA
A beautiful French Art Deco chromed metal profile sculpture, featuring Saharan characters, possibly nomad or Touareg (Tuareg) sitting on camels in truly realistic riding action. Heav...
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1930s Art Deco Vintage French Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Metal, Chrome

Cocktail Recipes Book by Jean Lupoiu Rare 1948 Edition
By Jean Lupoiu
Located in Atlanta, GA
Rare Jean Lupoiu cocktail book, early edition from 1948. 135 pages of cocktail recipes, some extremely famous and others to re-discover, a great addition for all barware lovers. In...
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1940s Art Deco Vintage French Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Paper

Lumax Nevada Glass Desk Tidy Catchall Ashtray by Le Corbusier
By Le Corbusier, Lumax
Located in Atlanta, GA
Lovely 1950s Industrial thick molded glass desktop accessory catchall, desk tidy, or ashtray manufactured by Lumax, France. Original design by Le Corbusier, this model named "Nevada"...
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1950s Mid-Century Modern Vintage French Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Glass

Antique Map "Estuary- Mouth of the Thames"
Located in Alessandria, Piemonte
ST/426 - Antique French Map of the estuary of the Thames, map dated 1769 - "Mape of the entrance of the Thames. Designed by filing of Navy cards for the service of the king's vessel...
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Mid-18th Century Other Antique French Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Paper

19th Century French Carved Wood Carousel Horse
Located in Amsterdam, NL
Beautiful carousel horse with traces of its original paint and the stunning patina. France, circa 1850-1900. Weathered, small losses and old repairs. More pictures available on r...
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19th Century Antique French Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Wood

The Man in the Iron Mask
Located in London, GB
The Man in the iron mask A highly decorative hand-crafted example of an early 20th Century iron mask on hinges, with slits for eyes, nose, and mouth with a suspension hoop to the to...
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1920s Folk Art Vintage French Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Sheet Metal