STUNNING 20thC ITALIAN SOLID SILVER PERSEUS & MEDUSA STATUE, AFTER CELLINI c1940

STUNNING 20thC ITALIAN SOLID SILVER PERSEUS & MEDUSA STATUE, AFTER CELLINI c1940

6,595.00

REFERENCE NUMBER: A2409

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Description

Stunning 20th Century Italian Cast Solid Silver figural statue, mounted on a black marble base, depcting Perseus holding the head of Medusa, after the famous bronze sculpture by Benvenuto Cellini, located in Piazza della Signoria in Florence, dating to year 1545 (for more information please follow this link). This is a particularly large and impressive piece, both the base and statue are Hallmarked Italian silver (800 standard), Vicenza, year 1935-50, Maker's mark "11VT" (Nardin Arturo).

Condition

In Excellent Condition - no damage.

Total Size

Height:   47.2cm

Width:   11.3 x 11.3cm

Weight:   3931g