D006-0717-Tortoise and Birds Door Knocker.

£220.00

1 in stock

Product Description

Height 8¼”
Width 3″
Depth 2¼”

Antique Brass Tortoise and Birds Door Knocker.

Antique brass door knocker depicting ‘The Tortoise and The Birds’ from the famous Aesop’s tale. The story goes  a tortoise became friendly with two geese who promised to take him to their home in the Himalayas by holding a stick between them for the tortoise to grasp with his mouth, so he must be careful not to talk. But when children made fun of them as they flew over the tortoise replied and fell to his death.

 

 

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