ANTIQUE 19thC AUSTRIAN SOLID SILVER-GILT & ENAMEL EWER, LUDWIG POLITZER c.1890

ANTIQUE 19thC AUSTRIAN SOLID SILVER-GILT & ENAMEL EWER, LUDWIG POLITZER c.1890

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19th Century Austrian silver-gilt & enamel ewer, standing on a domed base, the hand painted enamel body supported with an acanthus leaf cornucopia and terminating with a satires head, resting a twist handle mounted with a realistically modeled perched dragon.

Hallmarked Austrian silver (letter "A" for Vienna), year 1880-90, Maker's mark "LP" for Ludwig Politzer.

Reference Number: A5905

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DESCRIPTION

Antique late-19th Century Austrian exceptional solid silver-gilt & enamel ewer, standing on a domed base, the hand painted enamel body supported with an acanthus leaf cornucopia and terminating with a satires head, resting a twist handle mounted with a realistically modeled perched dragon. The quality of the hand enamel is done at a very high level, both sides depicting romantic Grecian mythological scenes. Hallmarked Austrian silver (letter "A" for Vienna), year 1880-90, Maker's mark "LP" (Ludwig Politzer, one of the greatest Austrian enamellist)

CONDITION

In Great Condition - No Damage.

SIZE

Height: 20.5cm
Width: 16 x 7cm
Weight: 480g