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Model of Cherry fruit

Made by Auzoux, Louis, c1880.
Large single red cherry on green stem, appears to be missing a covering segment.

Square black wooden base with damaged paper label, iron pin supporting green stem. Stem tapers to main body of light red cherry. Articulated. Reveals parts labelled with four paper labels - one damaged and three legible. Stone inside cherry labelled with one paper label and 2 numbers. Parts held together by iron pin and iron hook at top of stem and one one side of the cherry body. Hangs open without support.
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