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Baccarat - Animals

Mod Baccarat Animals (ref 10)

One of the series of Gridel weights.

In this very striking panelled design, the central silhouette is a White Monkey.

The other animal silhouettes make up the sectional borders of the panels of green and blue canes. As with some other examples in the series, this weight uses a date cane as part of the main design, leaving out one of the complete set of nineteen silhouettes.

An interesting feature of this design is the effect of the colour of the ground being set to match the panelling - ie blue for the blue canes and green for the green ones.

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