Smallish rat on clam deskweight

Smallish rat on clam deskweight

Product no.: 012098

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A smallish but beautifully detailed cast metal (or composite) deskweight or paperweight in the form of a rat sitting on a shell, or clam. The base is covered with a form of green baize. No visible makers marks.

The deskweight stands approximately 1.75in high to the top of the rat’s ear, and measures about 2.25in by about 1.75in at its longest and widest. Weighs over 150g. Exact age unknown but believed to have some age and probably dates from around the middle of last century. Probably oriental/Chinese in origin.

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