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Antique German Silver Pheasant Sugar Boxes Circa 1900

$5,108.64per set

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An exceptional, fine and impressive, large pair of antique German 800 standard silver pheasant sugar boxes; part of our continental ornamental silverware collection. These fine antique German silver sugar boxes have been realistically modelled in form of a pair of pheasants. The cock and hen pheasant have been embellished with fine embossed and chased decoration reproducing the details of each bird's plumage and facial features. These large silver pheasants are further ornamented with impressive hinged wings; the hinged components indicates the high quality of these pieces. The upper portion of the push fit head/cover of each bird allows access to the original pierced decorated push fit removable grille. Each grille is fitted with a plain loop attachment. The hallmarks struck to the surface of the neck of each pheasant includes: National mark: Crescent moon and crown, Germany Silver quality/purity mark: .800 (800/1000) Maker's mark: Untraced Condition These large silver pheasants are a very good gauge of silver, exceptional quality for their type and in exceptional presentation condition. The German hallmarks to the surface of the neck of each bird have wear in keeping with age and location, but remain legible. Dimensions Length 39.3 cm / 15.5". Width of body 8.6 cm / 3.4". Width across elevated wings 13.6 cm / 5.4". Height 17.8 cm / 7". Total weight 35.2 troy ounces / 1095g. Maker: Unknown. Date: circa 1900. Origin: Germany, Europe. Video: A video of this fine piece is available upon request. Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this German silverware.

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 7 in. (17.78 cm)Width: 5.4 in. (13.72 cm)Depth: 15.5 in. (39.37 cm)
  • Sold As
    Set of 2
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
    1900-1909
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1900
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Please see main description.
  • Seller Location
    Jesmond, GB
  • Reference Number
    Seller: A63181stDibs: LU1200218829322

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