Sublime French antique leather artist's pencil case/small pouch complete with original pencils, nibs and chalks.
The leather has a mock crock appearance inside and out and features a button closure and two small independent pencil holders with a row of loops some of which contain pencils used by the former owner. There are two small sections on the inside of each panel - one contains a small metal tin with a sliding cover and 10 antique/vintage French metal nibs most of which are stamped with various names. The other item is a small pack of chalks - also believed to be original from the previous owner. The listing is for the case and contents as described and seen.
Wonderfully tactile with a genuine age and sense of history -most likely dates from the 1940s and sourced in the South of France. The piece is in good used, vintage condition overall and is battered, worn and beautifully shabby. There are seams that have come apart however the whole piece is relatively intact.
Ideal gift for an artist, illustrator or other similar creative endeavour.
Approx dimensions: L 14.5cm x H 10cm
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