Pair George V Novelty Silver Dog & Cat Menu Holders Benjamin Rabier

SAMPSON MORDAN & CO, London 1925
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A rare pair of George V novelty silver Menu Holders formed as a comical cat and dog, after a design by Benjamin Rabier. On flat circular bases.

By Sampson Mordan & Co, London, 1925

Benjamin Rabier (1864-1939) is a French illustrator, comic book artist and animator. He became famous for creating La vache qui rit, and is one of the precursors of animal comics. His work has inspired many other artists, notably Hergé and Edmond-François Calvo. Rabier started to work as an illustrator for various newspapers after meeting Caran d'Ache. His most famous creations are Gideon the duck and the characters he drew for Le roman de Renart.

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Condition
In good condition with no damage or repair
Dimensions
H
26mm (1.02 inches)
DIA
32mm (1.26 inches)
Weight
33.00 Grams (1.06 troy ounces)
Country
England
Stock Code
TRS130613.103A
Medium
Silver