Sterling silver vegetables and fruit masquerading as table lighters from back when more people smoked. 20th c. Made in Milan, Italy by Buccellati.

Pear and orange. 1975-2000.
Pear and orange. 1975-2000. Image © 2019 New Orleans Auction Galleries. Fair use license. via https://auctions.neworleansauction.com/auction-lot-detail/Two-Buccellati-Sterling-Silver-Fruit-Table-Lighter&salelot=1805+++++118+&refno=++388394
Four table lighters in the form of an artichoke, cauliflower, corn on the cob and a tomato. Three are signed. Mid 20th c.
Four table lighters in the form of an artichoke, cauliflower, corn on the cob and a tomato. Three are signed. Mid 20th c. Image © Metropress Ltd, (t/a Auction Technology Group) 2019. Fair use license. via https://www.the-saleroom.com/en-gb/auction-catalogues/bourne-end-auction-rooms/catalogue-id-srbou10035/lot-4bff695d-529b-46c4-a9dd-a55d010030d6
Apple table lighter. Mid 1970's.
Apple table lighter. Mid 1970’s. Chased sterling silver. Image © 2002-2019 LiveAuctioneers. Fair use license. via https://www.liveauctioneers.com/item/61687130_buccellati-attrib-silver-apple-lighter

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