RECENT ACQUISITIONS - 18th February, 2019
19th Century German silver-gilt figural Neff ship, in the style of the 15th-16th Century examples, impressively large and very detailed. The three-masted galleon with pierced gallery and crew on board deck and crows nests. The hull decorated in relief and the hull supported by an impressive figural stem modelled as Neptune holding a trident and leaning on an anchor, standing on a shaped base.
Hallmarked with German Hanau marks (800), Maker Gebruder Gutgesell.
Reference Number: A5627