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Carved Coconut, Camp And Roman Soldiers, Nineteenth
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"Carved Coconut, Camp And Roman Soldiers, Nineteenth"
Carved coconut, richly decorated with many characters: Roman soldiers fighting as well as women and children fleeing a fortified city and its castle, the Roman camp being installed in the background among a forest, the end decorated with a grotesque face, work of sailor or convict *, XIXth century. This coconut is in very good condition. He misses the sulphure eyes of the face. A report: tiny small shocks and wear of use, see photos. * The Coconut: like the corozo, it was worked by sailors or convicts. The latter worked to pass the time but also and especially to make a little money to improve their lives. Can also be attributed to sailors on their long journeys. These objects in coconut or corozo are fine examples of folk art. Dimensions Width 10 cm Length 11.5 cm Reference: 11120029 All photos are on:
Price : 1200 €
Period:19th century
Style:Other Style
Condition : Bon état

Material : Noix de coco
Length: 11,5 cm
Width : 10 cm

Reference : 315567
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Carved Coconut, Camp And Roman Soldiers, Nineteenth

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