Description: the paper leaf painted with Harlequin seducing Colombine in a garden, watched by his rival Pierrot, signed 'Alexis Vollon', the reverse signed 'Duvelleroy', the mother of pearl guards and sticks carved, pierced and gilt with pastoral figures and trophies in 18th century taste, mother-of-pearl pivot on corded silvered loop,
in contemporary Italian shaped and tooled leather box
Dimensions: 32.7cm, 12 7/8 in. long
Condition Report: overall very good condition., some tarnishing to gilding of sticks and guards.
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