Bronze fox on marble plinth


Bronze fox on marble plinth

Product no.: 012161

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£50.00

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A vintage / antique heavy cast metal (probably bronze or spelter) deskweight or paperweight in the form of a beautifully detailed fox mounted on a marble plinth. The underside of the plinth is covered with green baize.

The deskweight has been lightly cleaned only, in order not to disturb the patina, but might benefit from further, more expert, cleaning. Although care must be taken when lifting this item (i.e. always lift figures such as these via the base, and not the surmount for obvious reasons), the surmount, although structurally sound, is slightly wobbly in its mount.

The fox measures approximately 6in across from the tip of its tail to its snout. The marble plinth base measures approximately 4.75in by about 2.25in. Together, the plinth and surmount stand approximately 3.25in high, to the tip of the fox’s uppermost ear. Weighs around 445g. Exact age unknown but probably dates from the earlier part of last century.

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