Animate your mantel (fireplace) or side table with this charming antique Majolica composition. Crafted in France circa 1890, the match safe sculpture features a bulldog wearing a hat with match and cigarette compartments on both side. The playful ceramic dish is in excellent condition and has a bright pastel color palette with yellow, grey and green tones. Display this figural, decorative piece on a shelf, or use it as a small vide-poche dish. This porcelain piece is a must-have for animal lovers, and shows the artful, painterly character of barbotine ceramics.
Measures: 7″ W x 5″ D x 6″ H.

ITEM ID
182-431
COLOR
Black, Blue, Brown, Cream, Green, Red, Yellow
ITEM TYPE
Antique
PURPOSE
Figurines, Match Safes
TYPE
Art Pottery, Ceramics, Majolica
ORIGIN
France • French

Country French Interiors

19th Century French Painted Ceramic Barbotine Bulldog Mantel Match Safe

$475

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