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Large French Soldier Carton Moule Candy Container

Auction:
2476
Lot:
307
Sold for:
$267$225

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2476
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 10, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Large French Soldier Carton Moule Candy Container, late 19th century, modeled as a standing man, with molded and painted features with red beard and mustache, separates at waist, wearing green wool felt uniform with Persian lamb cap, his jacket pinned with a miniature French medallion on red, white and blue ribbon, ht. 17 in., (very good, small crack behind one ear, suit with minor moth hole damage).
Estimate $300-500

very good, small crack behind one ear, suit with minor moth hole damage

Keywords

Beard, Carton, Ear, Moth

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