This stately and well crafted French Art Nouveau letter opener features a high relief rose bud and is signed E. Famin. The piece has wonderful detail and design. Designed around 1910 unfortunately not much more info available on E Famin. The letter opener measures 20cm long. As seen in the pics there is minor patina. Art Nouveau is an international style of art, architecture and applied art, especially the decorative arts. It was often inspired by natural forms such as the sinuous curves of plants and flowers.