Pear-shaped silver rattle with handle and floral decoration in relief. The rattle, among the first gifts given to newborns, was usually made of silver. Apart from being a toy, it was thought to have protective powers, because it was believed that the sound produced by them warded off evil. France, first half of the 20th century.
Inv. No TPP 4490
Sterling silver replica,Dimensions:
Diam 4,5 cm.