ANTIQUE 20thC GERMAN SOLID SILVER SET OF 5 MUSICIANS NOVELTY CUPS c.1900

ANTIQUE 20thC GERMAN SOLID SILVER SET OF 5 MUSICIANS NOVELTY CUPS c.1900

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20th Century set of five German Silver novelty cups modelled as a band of musicians seated on chairs, each with a cast round body and sprung head, plumed hat and ruffled collar, removable tops. Hallmarked German silver, pseudo-marks for Neresheimer & Sohne, also hallmarked English import silver (925), London, year 1900 (e), Importer's mark BM for Berthold Muller.


REFERENCE NUMBER: A3371

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DESCRIPTION

Antique early-20th Century exceptionally rare set of five German Solid Silver novelty cups modelled as a band of musicians seated on chairs, each with a cast round body and sprung head, plumed hat and ruffled collar, removable tops.

The set is Hallmarked German silver, pseudo-marks for Neresheimer & Sohne, each part is also fully Hallmarked English import silver (925 standard), London, year 1900 (e), Importer's mark BM for Berthold Muller. Such novelty pieces are very rare and sought after, a similar set of musicians by Neresheimer & Sohne recently sold in Christie's for £10,000.

CONDITION

In Excellent Condition - No damage.

SIZE

Height (each, approx): 17.5cm
Base Width (each): 8.8 x 7.2cm
Total Weight: 2000g