ANTIQUE 20thC ITALIAN AVOLIO SOLID SILVER CANDELABRA, NAPLES c.1930

ANTIQUE 20thC ITALIAN AVOLIO SOLID SILVER CANDELABRA, NAPLES c.1930

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20th Century Italian solid silver pair of sculptural candelabra with gilded rococo bases on marble stands, representing a male and female centaur each holding a cornucopia supporting a acanthus leaf five light candelabrum. The quality of the sculptures is very fine, heavy and well modelled, made by one of the greatest Italian silversmiths of the early 20th Century. All figures signed Avolio, a very important silversmiths firm specializing in impressive sculptural pieces inspired to Classical Italian art. Hallmarked 800 (800+ silver standard), Signed Avolio (Luigi & Euginio Avolio, active 1935-1971)


Reference Number: A5735

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DESCRIPTION

Antique 20th Century Italian solid silver pair of sculptural candelabra with gilded rococo bases on marble stands, representing a male and female centaur each holding a cornucopia supporting a acanthus leaf five light candelabrum. The quality of the sculptures is very fine, heavy and well modelled, made by one of the greatest Italian silversmiths of the early 20th Century. All figures signed Avolio, a very important silversmiths firm specializing in impressive sculptural pieces inspired to Classical Italian art. Hallmarked 800 (800+ silver standard), Signed Avolio (Luigi & Euginio Avolio, active 1935-1971)

CONDITION

In Great Condition - No Damage.

SIZE

MALE
Height: 63cm
Width: 31cm
Weight: 8900g

FEMALE
Height: 63cm
Width: 31cm
Weight: 8910g