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20th Century Italian Sterling Silver Pair of Shiny and Burnished Hippos

$5,078.25per set


Pair of sterling silver hippos made in casting.The head and the lower part of the legs have a polished finish while the body has been burnished. The fusion is almost perfect with very few impurities given precisely by this type of processing. Both hippos are standing. One has an open mouth with his powerful teeth exposed, while the other has a more restful pose. The weight of both pieces is 1460 grams of solid 925 silver.


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  • Dimensions
    Height: 3.35 in. (8.5 cm)Width: 7.88 in. (20 cm)Depth: 2.76 in. (7 cm)
  • Sold As
    Set of 2
  • Style
    Other (In the Style Of)
  • Materials and Techniques
    CastSterling Silver,Burnished
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  • Date of Manufacture
  • Condition
  • Seller Location
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU2619321370972

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    Ships From: VALENZA, Italy
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