antique napolionic prisoner of war watch stand

 










 
napolionic p.o.w watch stand

intricately carved bone, these pieces were produced by prisoners of war and sold to help fund better rations and conditions, most were by french captives, this example shows strong danish folk tradition.
danish.  Circa 1815

height 23cm (9")
width  14cm (5 1/2")
depth 

price £ 495 GBP

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