A fine and impressive pair of vintage German sterling silver antique style table pheasants; part of our silverware collection
These fine antique
German silver table have been realistically modelled in the form of a pair of pheasants. ornaments
Each of these pheasants has been embellished with fine chased decoration reproducing the details of the plumage and facial features.
Both the cock and hen have been handcrafted in .925 standard silver.
The hallmarks struck to the surface of these impressive table ornaments include:
Importer's mark: IF & Son Ltd (Israel Freeman & Sons Ltd)
Import hallmark: London
Silver quality/purity mark: .925, Sterling (925/1000, sterling silver)
Date mark: g (1962)
Maker's mark: B. Neresheimer & Söhne
antique pieces are an extremely good gauge of silver, fine quality and in excellent condition.
Full hallmarks including London import marks to the surface of each bird are all clear.
Reflections in photography may not give a true representation of these examples of antique German silverware.
Cock (with wings folded)
Height to top of head 12cm/4.7"
Length from tip of beak to end of tail 27.5cm/11"
Hen (with wings extended)
Height to tip of wing 12.8cm/5.2"
Length from tip of beak to end of tail 25.5cm/10.1"
Width across wings 13.5cm/5.3"
20 troy ounces/622g
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