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Pair of George V Antique Silver Fighting Cocks made in c.1935

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A good quality and heavy pair of sterling silver fighting cocks.

Date 1935
Made By Alfredo Ortega & Sons
Location Mexico City
Stock Number W256x16

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Date:
1935
Maker: Alfredo Ortega & Sons
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Description

A good quality and heavy pair of sterling silver fighting cocks.

The birds are well modelled and the condition and detail is excellent.

Dimensions: height 29 cm & 23 cm, length 18 cm & 25 cm; weight 69 troy oz.

Maker
Alfredo Ortega & Sons

Alfredo Ortega and Sons was located at 13 Cinco de Mayo,  Mexico city  and appeared in the advertising section of travel books from the 1930s into the 1970s.

The work of Ortega was European or colonial in style. A catalogue of the exhibit of Mexican Gold and Silver Craftsmanship held by the Museum of Popular Arts and Industries in 1952, confirms that the Ortega house was a  major manufacturer.

Delivery Details

We provide worldwide postage/shipping and everything is fully tracked and insured. Purchases will be sent via Royal Mail Special Delivery, FedEx, Parcel Force, A-Z couriers; other delivery providers may be used in extenuating circumstances. We deliver to the address provided at the time of purchase but not to PO addresses, as a signature is required upon delivery.

Some countries levy import duties and local taxes. Payment of these is the purchaser’s responsibility and beyond the control of William Walter Antiques Ltd. When the container has reached the destination country, a customs representative will contact you for payment prior to delivery.

Import restrictions are applicable to some destinations, especially the import of products containing materials such as ivory and tortoiseshell. We cannot accept orders requiring shipment to any countries which implement such controls.

All items are checked and photographed prior to packaging, and we aim to dispatch 1-3 days after receiving cleared payment.

Delivery Charges:
For the UK £15.00
For Europe £30.00
For the rest of World £50.00
The charges are subject to change

About William Walter Antiques

At the heart of William Walter Antiques is our dedication to providing our customers with beautiful silver of supreme quality, which celebrates all that is precious about sterling silver. Customer service also being paramount, our long-standing, devoted staff team go above and beyond the call of duty for all our clients. We believe it is this combination of passion and commitment that has kept our customers with us for many years.

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+44 (0) 207 242 3248

Email
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William Walter Antiques,
London Silver Vaults,
53-64 Chancery Lane,
London, WC2A 1QS

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Sat: 09:00 – 12.30

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