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Late 19th century carved bulldog letter opener


Code: CE361


W: 3cm (1.2")H: 36cm (14.2")D: 6.5cm (2.6")

A late 19th century letter opener, sold as a souvenir of the Château de Fontainebleau near Paris. It is carved out of fruitwood and has a scimitar shaped blade. The handle terminates with the carved head of a bulldog. He has an appealing face with inset glass eyes, and a carved collar extending down from his neck.