DATED 1906 FOLK ART CARVED MARBLE DOG MATCH HOLDER

Carved Marble Dog

This figural match holder was likely carved by a worker in a monument works as a lunch hour or after hours whimsey. The figure consists of a great Spaniel dogs head on one end with a tree stump behind it to serve as the match holder. The end opposite the carved dogs head is lightly incised "GARDEN OF THE GODS OCT 27 1906" The marble is a deep buff color with some dark streaks running through it and it displays beautifully.

Dimensions: Length 3" Height 2 1/4" Width 2 1/8"

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Carved Marble Dog
Carved Marble Dog
Carved Marble Dog