ANTIQUE 20thC GERMAN SOLID SILVER IMPRESSIVE LARGE NEFF GALLEON SHIP c.1900

ANTIQUE 20thC GERMAN SOLID SILVER IMPRESSIVE LARGE NEFF GALLEON SHIP c.1900

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20th Century German silver model of a ship, called a "Nef" in the style of the 15th-16th Century examples, impressively large and very detailed. The three-masted galleon with pierced gallery and crew on board deck and in crows nests. The hull decorated in relief with grotesque birds and applied with cannons, the hull supported by four grotesque birds. 

REFERENCE NUMBER: A4530

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DESCRIPTION

Antique 20th Century German very impressive solid silver model of a ship, called a "Nef" in the style of the 15th-16th Century examples, impressively large and very detailed. The three-masted galleon with pierced gallery and crew on board deck and in crows nests. The hull decorated in relief with grotesque birds and applied with cannons, the hull supported by four grotesque birds. Hallmarked with German silver pseudo marks (800+ standard), Maker possibly Karl Kurz, Kesselstadt, active 1877-1911.

CONDITION

In Great Condition - No damage, just general wear.

SIZE

Height: 59cm

Width: 76 x 19cm

Weight: 3430g