Rusty old Scarab Beetle in Downham Market


Old rusty Iron Scarab Beetle. Absolutely no idea about him apart from that he is very old. I think he was possibly used to help take off your boots (between his antennae). Whether he was fixed at the doorstep or indoors I don't know.
Many, many years ago I think my father used him to cast decorations for leadwork. He used to use a specialist sand that you cast lead in and improvised with various things.
Anyway he's old & can probably tell a tale or two. Could be used for indoors decor if you have a chabby- chic look or display.
Weighs about 1kg, approx length just over 11", width approx 6".
Collection from near Downham Market.

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3 weeks ago
Downham Market
Posting for 1+ year
Jul 2020
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