An antique French silver plate figural pen holder or cigar holder in the form of a dog. The charming canine holds a circular band in his mouth that will hold several pens or slim cigars. Very nice details from the fur to the collar. The head does come off the dog statue. A unique desk accessory as well as a thoughtful gift.
French, late 19th. Century; silver plate, maker's punch being researched
Measurements; dog 4” high; total 7” high, holder 3 ½” in diameter
Condition report; very good, the dog may have had glass eyes at one time