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1900's Very Rare Decorative Antique French Palais Royal Cranberry Glass Gilt Ormolu Cigar / Cigarette Stand Caddy
19th Century French Palais Royal table top cigar caddy / match
holder. Gorgeous cranberry colored glass
serving a holder for matches and a stand for your cigars or cigarettes encased in an
elaborate gilt ormolu mounts. The
framework features a linked chain motif to the cigar holder, and reticulated
trim surrounding the glass base. Resting
on an intricate base decorated with leaves and twisted wire framework. In very good condition with light general
wear with no chips or cracks to the glass. Please note that the cigar holes allow for thin and medium width cigars(as shown in photos) but not thick cigars. Stands 4 ½” high x 3 ¾ width.
This charming cigar caddy would have been sold as novelty or souvenir or
memento acquired on one’s Grand Tour travels of the mid 19th century
and were sold in boutiques of the famed Palais Royal of Paris, the promenade of
the garden center of the Palais-Cardinal, once the personal residence of
Wonderful conversation piece and a treasure to add to one's collection.
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