Antique Decorative Arts by Gideon Antiques

Art Nouveau "spirit Of Life" Figural Letter 

Art Nouveau "spirit Of Life" Figural Letter opener

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Directory: Antiques: Decorative Art: Metals: Brass: Pre 1910: Item # 714071

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This magnificent handcrafted Art Nouveau figural brass letter opener is the nicest one I have seen, with intricate detailed "Spirit of Life" maiden wearing a flowing, draped gown, one arm resting on back of head, the other catching her windswept gown, standing on a base of sinewy bark surrounded by clover, circa 1890's, very heavy. Measurements: 10 in. high. Condition is near perfect.