A vintage French carving of a horse head with a dish atop. We assume this may have been meant to be used as an ashtray due to the grooves cut in but it has no signs of being used as one. A bit of a mystery but a fine piece nonetheless.
Makers mark / hallmarks: none
Sourced: in Normandy, France
Origin: likely a local French one-off carving
Age: circa 1950-60’s
Size roughly: 41 x 20 x 9 cm – 16.2 x 8 x 3.6 inches
Condition: in vintage condition with signs of previous use, some tarnish and patina, some wear, scrapes and chips to wood around extremities
Weight: 3.7 kg (so expensive to ship internationally, ask about cheaper shipping options if you are not in a rush)