1940s French Prostitute Cocktail Pick Stand

 1940s French Prostitute Cocktail Pick Stand

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 1940s French Prostitute Cocktail Pick Stand
 1940s French Prostitute Cocktail Pick Stand
 1940s French Prostitute Cocktail Pick Stand
 1940s French Prostitute Cocktail Pick Stand

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An unusual 1940s French cocktail pick holder depicting a "racoleuse"--a streetwalker--leaning against a lamp post and raising her skirt very high. The chrome is engraved in a way to show that her thin dress does nothing to hide her more perky attributes. A selection of bakelite and chrome cocktail picks a stored in the trash can on the other side of the lamp post. Cocktail picks, often with very elaborate holders, were vastly popular in France and come in infinite variety. This is the only example we've seen of this particular design.

Origin: France, ca. 1948. Condition: excellent, all original; one bakelite sphere is cracked. Size: base, 5-7/8" x 2-1/2"; 9" high.

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  • Reference #
  • 1213599
  • Quantity
  • 1
  • Category
  • Misc
  • Department
  • Collectibles
  • Year
  • Ca. 1948
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