Antique Tri Pod Base Tussie Mussie Gilt Ormolu Antique FrenchAntique Tri Pod Base Tussie Mussie Gilt Ormolu Antique FrenchAntique Tri Pod Base Tussie Mussie Gilt Ormolu Antique FrenchAntique Tri Pod Base Tussie Mussie Gilt Ormolu Antique FrenchAntique Tri Pod Base Tussie Mussie Gilt Ormolu Antique FrenchAntique Tri Pod Base Tussie Mussie Gilt Ormolu Antique FrenchAntique Tri Pod Base Tussie Mussie Gilt Ormolu Antique FrenchAntique Tri Pod Base Tussie Mussie Gilt Ormolu Antique FrenchAntique Tri Pod Base Tussie Mussie Gilt Ormolu Antique FrenchAntique Tri Pod Base Tussie Mussie Gilt Ormolu Antique FrenchAntique Tri Pod Base Tussie Mussie Gilt Ormolu Antique French

I am so honored to present this rare find. A wonderful antique tussie mussie or posey holder with a stand up tri pod base. This piece dates from the late 19th Century and was of French manufacture.

What makes this so rare, is its ability to convert to a stand up model so it can be placed upright on one's table or dresser. It is made of gilt ormolu with a wonderful and intricate grape and leaf pierced design. The handle, also with the gilt ormolu, has a small circular pattern. The ball at the bottom of the base unscrews and the handle opens into the tri pod base, quite ingenious. There is a chain at the base with a gold ring to hold it on your finger when wearing out. The top has a large clip to allow it to be attached to your clothing if so desired.

Such a wonderful example of Victorian design and a remembrance of the innocence of that era. It is in fine antique condition, and a must for any collector. It has a length of 5 1/2".

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003394
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Antique Tri Pod Base Tussie Mussie Gilt Ormolu Antique French

$495

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