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Fabulous Quality and Fun French Bronze Matchstick Holders c. 1860

A beautiful pair of French bronze matchstick holders in the form of a happy old man and his wife, glasses raised to toast you!
Dated
c.1860
Dimensions
5.5 inches high, 3.5 inches deep, 3.5 inches wide.

For metric please multiply by 2.5
Full Description
Their heads are hinged and open to reveal the matchstick holder – the strikes are set between their ‘leather’ booted feet.

Fabulously detailed bronzes of considerable weight and with a good warm brown patina. Both set on their original marble socles and without damage to bronzes or bases.

Excellent quality, a rare true pair in superb condition.

Completely original and great fun – would make a lovely and unique wedding gift.