Italian Model of the Triton's Fountain in Silver, 19th Century For Sale
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Italian Model of the Triton's Fountain in Silver, 19th Century

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1890-1910 Model of the triton's fountain in silver, with silver marks from Rome, with a beautiful chisel with wooden-covered base. It was erected by Gianlorenzo Bernini around 1640 for Urbano VIII Barberini. The water, thrown up by a Triton, falls on the open valves of a huge shell supported by the tails of 4 dolphins. The fountain is fed by the Acqua Felice. Signed with an Italian National Mark, used 1872-1933, indicating a silver purity minimum of at least 800 / 1000. Weight about 4.5 kg. of silver.

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  • Materials and Techniques
  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Dimensions
    H 13.78 in. x Dm 9.85 in.H 35 cm x Dm 25 cm
  • Diameter
    9.85 in. (25 cm)
  • Seller Location
    London, GB
  • Reference Number
    LU1043212852132
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