19th Century French Painted Ceramic Barbotine Bulldog Mantel Match Safe
Animate your mantel (fireplace) or side table with this charming antique Majolica composition. Crafted in France circa 1890, the match safe sculpture features a bulldog wearing a hat with match and cigarette compartments on both side. The playful ceramic dish is in excellent condition and has a bright pastel color palette with yellow, grey and green tones. Display this figural, decorative piece on a shelf, or use it as a small vide-poche dish. This porcelain piece is a must-have for animal lovers, and shows the artful, painterly character of barbotine ceramics.
Measures: 7″ W x 5″ D x 6″ H.
|Dimensions||7 × 5 × 6 in|
Late 19th Century