Pair of Victorian Antique Silver Birds made in c.1895

£2,600

A pair of rare silver (81.2% purity) wading birds made in Hanau, Germany. The birds have a detachable lid on their back, which is surmounted by a figure of a bird, suggesting that they may have been used as vessels for spice or for some other purpose.

Date1895
Made ByNeresheimer & Co
LocationGermany
Stock NumberW230x12
W230x12
Date:
1895
Maker: Neresheimer & Co
£2,600
Description

A pair of rare silver (81.2% purity) wading birds made in Hanau, Germany.

The birds have a detachable lid on their back, which is surmounted by a figure of a bird, suggesting that they may have been used as vessels for spice or for some other purpose.

These finely detailed models of birds are in excellent condition.

Dimensions: height 15 cm, length 13 cm; weight (for pair) 19 troy oz.

Maker
Neresheimer & Co
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