"Powdered Pear In Coconut Carved With Caricature Of 2 Norman Men And Boats - Folk Art XIXth Dieppois Work?"Powdered pear handmade in a carved coconut,
with a caricature decor illustrating two Norman men sharing the glass of friendship on one side, and, on the other side, a marine horizon with a sailboat followed by a steamboat.
At the top, a horned animal's head from which emanates an ivory neck, with two glass eyes but a lack.
Opposite, at the forefront a stylized decoration with geometric foliage effects.
On each side, in the middle part, two buttons of gripping or fastening, in ivory (for a strap in leather making it possible to keep at hand the pear powder).
Nineteenth Folk Art, Dieppois Work?
Good condition, original patina.
Dimensions: 14.5cm x 11.5cm