Author: José Luís Dias Guimarães
Date: 19th century
Dimensions (cm): H 15,5 x D 8,7
Owner: Lisbon, Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga
Inventory No.: MNAA 1995 our
Toothpick holder with a circular base resting on three claw feet and decorated with a frieze of incised foliage. On the base, there’s a free-standing representation of a pear with a stalk on top that, in turn, surrounds the fruit and ends in a leaf. The stalk is also the pedestal for the free-standing figure of a peacock (?).