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

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

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20th Century Italian E. Avolio silver pair of sculptural candelabra with gilded rococo bases, representing a Merman and a Mermaid each holding a cornucopia supporting a acanthus leaf six light candelabrum. All figures undoubtedly made by E.Avolio. Hallmarked 800 (800+ standard)

REFERENCE NUMBER: A5291

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DESCRIPTION

Antique 20th Century Italian E.Avolio solid silver pair of sculptural candelabra with gilded rococo bases, representing a Merman and a Mermaid each holding a cornucopia supporting a acanthus leaf six 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 undoubtedly made by E.Avolio (Eugenio Avolio, Naples, active 1876-1930), a very important silversmith specializing in impressive sculptural pieces inspired to Classical art. Hallmarked 800 (800+ silver standard)

CONDITION

In Great Condition - No Damage.


SIZE


MALE
Height: 62.5cm
Width: 33cm
Weight: 5020g

FEMALE
Height: 62.5cm
Width: 33cm
Weight: 5070g