ANTIQUE 20thC GERMAN JEWELLED SOLID SILVER & SHELL FOLK MUSICIANS, HANAU c.1900

ANTIQUE 20thC GERMAN JEWELLED SOLID SILVER & SHELL FOLK MUSICIANS, HANAU c.1900

2,995.00

REFERENCE NUMBER: A2484

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DESCRIPTION

Antique early-20th Century pair of German Solid Silver and shell-mounted folk musicians, made in the style of the 16th Century examples, each modelled as a musician playing household items such as a frying pan and a funnel, the bases and costumes are set with colorful paste stone cabochones.

Each statue is very well-refined and features a stunning quality, this type of shell-mounted figures is rare and sought after, please follow this link and this link to similar musicians sold for $15,000 and $12500. The pair is typically German Hanau, hallmarked "13" (acid tested shows a 900+ standard), they date to year 1900's.

CONDITION

In Excellent condition - No damage, just general wear.

MUSICIAN 1 SIZE

Hight:  15cm

Width:  7.7cm

MUSICIAN 2 SIZE

Hight:  14.4cm

Width:  9.5cm 

Total Weight: 380g