Silver-plated toothpick holder circa 1880s. Rare antique Christofle Silver Plated toothpick holder.
Features a tapering, rotund form, garnished with embossed rococo designs and a textured foliate bed beneath the centre Mythical beast, wielding a ring above its head with 14 holes for toothpick placement. Marked with Christofle stamps along the underside.
Highly sought after piece, and a rare design. Good solid condition, some plate wear and rubbing as per the clear pictures, surface marks and usual signs of age and use. Bottle of wine not included in the sale, shown to give an idea of scale.
DIMENSIONS: H:6.25" Diameter: 3 5/8". The item "Rare Christofle Toothpick Holder Silver Plated Chimera Beast Napoleon III Empire" is in sale since Thursday, February 18, 2021. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Silver Plate\Other Silver Plate".london" and is located in Nailsea, . This item can be shipped worldwide.