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French Napoleonic Watch Holder
Artist: Not Available 
Category: Folk Art
SubType: {Other}
Origin: France
Era: 19th Century
French Watch Holder from the Napoleonic Period, 1805-1815. Holds two watches suggesting the owner was a wealthy person. Hand carved and made of fruitwood and represents a Triumphal Arch. The Lion (allegory of strength), the Wreath of Laurels (allegory of Victory), the Eagle (the symbol of the Emperor, Napoleon) and the Dog (allegory of Faithfulness). See our article Carved French Folk art watch holder at www.ryderantiques.com for price,size and age.

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