Occitan corkscrew

Handle of carved ebony, a famously heavy and dark exotic wood.

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25,00 €

Description

The emblem on the hinge is an Occitan cross. This symbol represents Occitania, the historic region which covered the whole south of France, and is believed to have evolved from an ancient sun cross, with the 12 spheres representing the houses of the Zodiac.

 

 

Ebony is a favourite material of sculptors, often used to produce intricate, precious objects.

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