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Sale Price: $840.00
Listed Price $1,200.00
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European Silver Figural Turkey Toothpick Holder
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Sale Price: $840.00
Listed Price $1,200.00

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A charming European silver toothpick holder on plateau pedestal featuring a figural turkey perched on top of a stylized flower. The plateau is raised up on four feet and is decorated with a galley of open work circles. A box of wirework design sits on the plateau and a stem of wirework hold the turkey aloft. Small carved holes in the body of the turkey create the placement for toothpicks and the turkey's fan comes off to reveal an opening in its' body. All in all , it's quite an unusual conversation piece! made in Europe of undetermined origin. Early 20th Century. Lovely finish and patina. Excellent condition. 7.3 troy ounces, very good weight, height 6", diameter of galley platform is 3 1/4"