ANTIQUE 19thC AUSTRIAN MONUMENTAL SOLID SILVER-GILT FIGURAL CENTREPIECE c.1860

ANTIQUE 19thC AUSTRIAN MONUMENTAL SOLID SILVER-GILT FIGURAL CENTREPIECE c.1860

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19th Century Austrian Monumental silver-gilt statue of the goddess Fortuna, holding the cornucopia and sailing a boat across the sea, the front of the boat is decorated with the bust of Athena. Hallmarked Austrian silver (Diana head, 900), year 1860-1880, Makers Mark (Indistinct).

REFERENCE NUMBER: A4799

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DESCRIPTION

Antique 19th Century Austrian Monumental solid silver-gilt statue of the goddess Fortuna (goddess of fortune and luck), holding the cornucopia (symbolizing luck and fortune) and sailing a boat across the sea (symbolizing the uncertainty of life), the front of the boat is decorated with the bust of Athena (the goddess of wisdom and war). A beautifully modelled statue on a large marble base. The statue depicting the famous Latin saying (fortune favors the brave). Hallmarked Austrian silver (Diana head, 900 standard), year 1860-1880, Makers Mark (Indistinct).

CONDITION

In Excellent Condition - No Damage.


SIZE

Height: 33.5cm
Width: 39 x 19cm
Weight (with base): 12,140g