ANTIQUE 20THC GERMAN SOLID SILVER PAIR OF KNIGHT FIGURES, NERESHEIMER C.1913

ANTIQUE 20THC GERMAN SOLID SILVER PAIR OF KNIGHT FIGURES, NERESHEIMER C.1913

3,995.00

REFERENCE NUMBER: A3199

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DESCRIPTION

Antique 20th Century pair of German solid silver figures modelled as a knights in full suits of armour, carved face beneath a hinged visor, sporting a club and a shield chased with an eagle, it stands on a foliate-pierced pedestal base and the casting is extremely detailed.

The knight is inspired by the Maximilian I monument in the Hofkirche, Innsbruck (please follow this link).

The pair is Hallmarked German silver (800 standard), Hanau, Maker's mark for Neresheimer & Co, one statue is further Hallmarked with English silver import marks (925 Standard), London, year 1913 (s), Importer's mark BHM (Berthold Hermann Muller).

CONDITION

In Great Condition - no damage, just general wear.

SIZE

Height (each):   24.2cm

Width (each):   7 x 7cm

Total Weight:   1110g