ANTIQUE 19thC GERMAN SOLID SILVER IMPRESSIVE TUREEN & COVER, SCHLEISSNER c.1890

ANTIQUE 19thC GERMAN SOLID SILVER IMPRESSIVE TUREEN & COVER, SCHLEISSNER c.1890

4,595.00

REFERENCE NUMBER: A2938

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DESCRIPTION

Antique 19th Century German Hanau Solid Silver Tureen and Cover, impressively large and exceptionally heavy, resting on four cast feet modelled like eagle's claws on balls, navette-shaped tureen decorated on each side with a Classical bas-relief, each side is applied with cast figural handles modelled like winged females holding laurel crowns, the cover is surmounted by a cast figural finial modelled like a swan.

The base is Hallmarked with pasudo-marks for German Hanau silver (acid tested shows a 800+ standard), the marks are the ones for J. D. Schleissner & Sohne, one of the most important silver manufacturers active in Hanau in the 19th Century (please follow this link for more information).

CONDITION

In Great condition - No damage, just general wear.

SIZE

Height:  32cm

Width:  42 x 19cm

Silver Weight: 2040g