All over France, even today, tobacco shops are signposted with la carotte. This zinc tabac 'carrot' dates to the 19th century and is a rare find. Beautifully painted with pipes and playing cards this is a collector's item.
Condition and patina consistent with age.
Approx. 7 ½'' diameter at widest point x 30 ¼'' high
Approx. 19cm diameter at widest point x 77cm high