On the other two sides, a laughing, smiling little sun, closed eyes is carved in a circle. The rays of the sun are figured. In contrast, a rose with 4 truncated wings (or a clover with four leaves) is carved in a circle. A lack at the level of a bucket. Various scratches and small shocks of use.
18.5 x 10 x 6 cm. End of the nineteenth century. The soapstone has a fabulous property: it is a soft rock, very easy to work with tools and even in some cases, with the nail! As you get older, the stone hardens and becomes impervious to water (and ink too). The name "soapstone" means in Latin "stone to make pots".
Its important heat capacity was discovered by the Romans. In the queyras region, soapstone was widely used to make everyday objects. These objects are very popular with folk art collectors. Look at my photos and ask questions if needed. Many piggy banks for sale.Many falling prices enjoy beautiful business. This week discover lots of new things.
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The item "rare inkwell soapstone queyras popular art date 1891 hautes alpes" is on sale since Friday, November 23, 2018. It is in the category "art, antiquities \ objects of the nineteenth and before". The seller is "objectsdhier" and is located in / leschaux. This item can be shipped to the following country: France.