A fantastic French Art Nouveau paper knife ca 1890, with a high relief handle and ornate blade, signed with the initials "M A".
The piece is a cast bronze, and has a rare feature: the blade has been all engraved by hand.
Both handle and blade have typical Art Nouveau motifs, of leaves, berries and flowers.
The piece is long, slim, with a slightly upturned end, and has elegance and style!
MEASUREMENTS: Length: 9 1/2". Width: 1". ( 24 cm) by (2.5 cm)
CONDITION: In very good condition. No particular damage.
Will be shipped "Registered" from Paris, including insurance and signature at delivery,
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