Art Deco FRENCH Crib Protector - Celluloid, Raphael, Cupid, Putti, Angel, ChristeningArt Deco FRENCH Crib Protector - Celluloid, Raphael, Cupid, Putti, Angel, ChristeningArt Deco FRENCH Crib Protector - Celluloid, Raphael, Cupid, Putti, Angel, ChristeningArt Deco FRENCH Crib Protector - Celluloid, Raphael, Cupid, Putti, Angel, ChristeningArt Deco FRENCH Crib Protector - Celluloid, Raphael, Cupid, Putti, Angel, Christening

Art Deco FRENCH Crib Protector - Celluloid, Raphael, Cupid, Putti, Angel, Christening

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AGE: Anywhere from C.1910 to C.1930

ITEM: From France, here's a celluloid baby crib protector featuring a center panel (silver tone metal) depicting Raphael's famous design of a Cherub - Putti - Angel - Cupid. With beading around the inner edge, the outer edge is nicely beveled.

This type of religious item would have been purchased and given to the parents of a newborn. It would then be attached to the baby's crib (or hung on a wall) so that no harm would come to the infant while he/she slept. While many families could afford French Dieppe Croix de Berceau, a crib cross/crib crosses hand carved and embellished with the 3D face/head of an angel, the common folk could only afford celluloid or even "of lesser value" pieces. This particular item would probably have been purchased at a mid price range as the detailing is so wonderful.

CONDITION: Excellent with a crisp design to the center medal - there are o burn marks to the celluloid. There does appear to be some glue residue on the back of the top handle - from glued-on ribbon at one time, I think. It can most likely be cleaned off with Goo Gone or a solvent.

METAL CONTENT: Silver Tone Metal? Base metal with a silver wash. I honestly don't know the exact material.

HALLMARKS: None that I can find - not even on the center panel.

SIZE: From top ring to bottom measures 3-3/4"; width is 2-1/2".

FINAL COMMENTS: I must admit I added the pinky/blue bow but I can switch to pink if desired.

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ITEM ID
7198Robin
ITEM TYPE
Vintage
STYLE
Art Deco
ORIGIN
France • French

Art Deco FRENCH Crib Protector - Celluloid, Raphael, Cupid, Putti, Angel, Christening

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