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Sterling Holloware: Silver Animals (5)


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BR499

Traditional sterling silver pheasant, ca 1920. A small wing-flapping bird with scaly talons and fine plumage. Marked “925 Sterling” with German maker’s stamp (Ludwig Neresheimer). Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 3 x W 3 3/4 x D 5 3/4 in. #BR499

Sale Price: $346.50
Listed Price $495.00
BH770

French 950 silver figure of elephant. A might beast in mid-stride with raised trunk, flapping ears, swinging tail, and sharp tusks. Nice details including saggy, textured skin. Marks: Minerva head and “Bry & Cie”, a Parisian maker and retailer established in the late 1930s. Very good condition with nice patina.

Dimensions: H 7 1/2 x W 8 x D 3 3/4 in. Very heavy weight: 59 troy ounces. #BH770

Sale Price: $5,250.00
Listed Price $7,500.00
BQ473

Fine pair of German 830 silver pheasants, ca 1910. A male-female couple with downy bodies, long tails, upright busts with alert heads, and scaly talons. The male has an impressive crown and neck ruff. Hallmarked. Very good condition with nice patina.

Dimensions: Male: H 6 x W 13 x D 2 1/4 in. Female: H 5 3/4 x W 13 x D 2 1/8 in. Total weight: 23 troy ounces. #BQ473

Sale Price: $2,450.00
Listed Price $3,500.00
BN224

Pair of sterling silver dog-form salt and pepper shakers. Made by Dominick & Haff in New York in 1879. Each: Cast figure of stocky seated pup with stiff forelegs and curlicue tail. Flat face with exophthalmic eyes and short snout. Head pierced and detachable. Very sweet and very desirable. Fully marked including year. Great condition.

Dimensions: H 2 3/4 x W 1 1/8 x D 1 3/4 in. Total weight: 5.5 troy ounces. #BN224

Sale Price: $3,150.00
Listed Price $4,500.00
BM994

Nesting duck figure in 800 silver. Made by Mario Buccellati in Milan, ca 1930s. The bird is in full tucked-down mode with wings close to body. Engraved and overlapping feathers on body and tail as well as bristly wire feathers on neck, head, and wings. Head turned to the side with unusual long bill (perhaps characteristic of the Lombard species). Expression alert with vulnerability suggested by the bird’s retreat and stillness. Hallmarked. Very good condition with deep... Click for details

Sale Price: $6,860.00
Listed Price $9,800.00
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