Large Antique 19thC French Paris Victorian Hunting Dog Brass Collar Jack Hopkins. DESCRIPTION: This a rare and wonderful, antique French dog collar. The piece dates to the late 19th century and is of French origin (stamped "a Paris"), and most likely retailed by one of the luxury boutiques at the Palais Royal in Paris. The dog collar, intended for a large hunting dog, is finely crafted and detailed.
It is made with a thin, wide sheet of stamped brass and features a crimson-colored leather-covered interior, with three adjustable punch holes and belt loop, the ring for the dog leash is attached via an ornate escutcheon. The piece is finely engraved on the front Jack Hopkins / Presented Dec.
Hopkins was no doubt given a prized hunting dog for Christmas that year. The collar will make a fine addition to any collection! CONDITION: The collar is in good antique condition, with wear and patina commensurate with age and use.The brass has surface patination, oxidation and patina, along with minor scuffing and one small age/stress-related above one of the punch holes. The leather interior has wear, crazing, and minor losses. Please review all photos before purchasing. DIMENSIONS: as shown 6.5" in diameter, 1-5/8" in width INVENTORY CODE: 2023/256/KP/F. Your satisfaction is important to us.
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