A French cocktail stick holder / escargot/snail holder quite possibly by Benjamin Rabier, a French illustrator, comic book artist and animator. Well known for his depiction of snails, this stylised snail, mounted on an ebonised plinth, holds five chrome sticks, with a snail to each, making it much rarer than the Bakelite sticks heads.
In very good condition.

Height with sticks: 11.5cm
Height to top of snail: 7cm
Width of base: 16cm
Depth of base: 6.5cm