ANTIQUE 20thC GERMAN SOLID SILVER LARGE BIRD GROUSE MODEL, SCHLEISSNER c1910

ANTIQUE 20thC GERMAN SOLID SILVER LARGE BIRD GROUSE MODEL, SCHLEISSNER c1910

1,795.00

REFERENCE NUMBER: A2654

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Description

Antique early 20th Century German Solid Silver cast figure finely modelled as a standing bird, probably a grouse, very well finished and ornamental. The statue is stunningly well-refined and realistically modelled in every small detail, extremely heavy, detachable head and hinged wings.

The head is Hallmarked German silver (800 standard), Hanau, year 1900's, Maker's marks for J. D. Schleissner & Sohne, one of the greatest manufacturers active in Hanau in the late 19th / early 20th Century. Each part is further stamped French import silver and the head bears an Italian retailer's mark.

Condition

 In Great Condition - no damage, just general wear.

Size

Height:   21cm

Width:   25 x 9.5cm

Weight:   740g