Bronze hare on marble plinth

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Please see full description and photographs. A vintage or antique heavy cast bronze and marble deskweight or paperweight in the form of a hare 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 always 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 is wobbly in its mount but we are not sure of the reason for this. The marble plinth has a few very minor nibbles, commensurate with age and use. Otherwise, the deskweight is structurally sound.

The hare measures approximately 2.75in across from the tip of its tail to its nose.

The marble plinth base measures approximately 4in by just under 2.25in. Together, the plinth and surmount stand just over 4.125in high, to the tip of the hare’s uppermost ear. Weighs just over 550g. Exact age unknown but probably dates from the earlier part of last century.

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