A very gallant theme, as is frequently the case with folk art objects relating to tobacco. We will admire the details of the hair of the man and the woman, the astonishing headdress of this one and the floral motifs finely engraved on his traditional costume.
On the back, the metal part constituting the rasp itself is shaped fish: the artist has not lost an opportunity to make a fun object out of the ordinary. The end of the grater at the bottom joins the weir; it is covered with a metal piece that surrounds the face of the young man on the top. All around the râpoir, one can read the inscription: "tabacum calmet mali, vi ...Medicus is rei" that one can probably understand thus: "the tobacco calms all the evils, it is the king of the drugs (or the medicine of kings) ". This is a table grater for its length. It has a beautiful dark patina. At the level where the lady's hands meet, there is a small hole to pass a suspension cord. Dimensions: 34 x 9 cm - weight: 240 g. The item "large wooden carved rare tobacco roe xviiie popular art object" is on sale since Thursday, February 21, 2019. It is in the category "art, antiquities \ objects of the nineteenth and before".
The seller is "galetas05" and is located in / in chabestan. This item can be shipped to the following country: France.