ANTIQUE 19thC GERMAN HANAU SOLID SILVER HUGE SIDEBOARD DISH / CHARGER c1890

ANTIQUE 19thC GERMAN HANAU SOLID SILVER HUGE SIDEBOARD DISH / CHARGER c1890

3,595.00

REFERENCE NUMBER: A3088

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DESCRIPTION

Antique 19th Century German Solid Silver wall charger / sideboard dish, of shaped oval form in the style of the 16th / 17th Century silver sideboard dishes / chargers, the border embossed with blooms amongst scrolling foliage in the style of the early pieces, the centre is finely chased with Greek gods.

The scene represents the Judment of Paris, a story from the Greek mythology, one of the main events that led up to the Trojan War and to the foundation of Rome (please follow this link for further information regarding the myth).

The chasing is very fine and accurate imitating the quality of the 16th / 17th century pieces. The reverse bearing pseudo-marks typical of German Hanau silver, the bunch of grapes usually used by Gebruder Neumann and Storck & Sinnsheimer. The charger probably dates to 1880-1900.

CONDITION

In Great Condition - no damage.

SIZE

Width: 52 x 44.5cm

Weight: 1790g