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L. A. CARVIN (France, 1875 - 1951) BRONZE RAT ETC.

Seven: Bronze sculpture of a rat chewing through coin purse, signed "L. Carvin", France, early 20th c., two framed rat poison advertising labels, England, ca. 1920 (one shown), early and rare Victorian green poison bottle with embossed rat on base, cold-painted Vienna bronze rat-form pen wipe, rat-form pill box with Victorian registration mark, tiny, rare French gold-plated WWII "medal" dangling tiny rats and engraved "rats des tranchees"; Advertising label: 4 1/2" x 2 3/4"

Sale Price: $875

Estimate: $800 - $1,200

Condition Report

Bottle is broken, but rare for the embossed rat on base