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French 18ct Yellow Gold Double Bass Model - Antique Circa 1920

An exceptional, fine and impressive antique French 18ct yellow gold ornament of a double bass; part of our ornamental silverware collection

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Antique Gold Double Bass Model
French 18ct Yellow Gold Double Bass Model - Antique Circa 1920
Antique Gold Double Bass Model
French 18ct Yellow Gold Double Bass Model - Antique Circa 1920
Antique Gold Double Bass Model
French 18ct Yellow Gold Double Bass Model - Antique Circa 1920
Antique Gold Double Bass Model
French 18ct Yellow Gold Double Bass Model - Antique Circa 1920
Antique Gold Double Bass Model
French 18ct Yellow Gold Double Bass Model - Antique Circa 1920
Antique Gold Double Bass Model
French 18ct Yellow Gold Double Bass Model - Antique Circa 1920
Antique Gold Double Bass Model
French 18ct Yellow Gold Double Bass Model - Antique Circa 1920
Antique Gold Double Bass Model
French 18ct Yellow Gold Double Bass Model - Antique Circa 1920
Antique Gold Double Bass Model
French 18ct Yellow Gold Double Bass Model - Antique Circa 1920
Antique Gold Double Bass Model
French 18ct Yellow Gold Double Bass Model - Antique Circa 1920

Description


This exceptional antique cast French 18ct yellow gold ornament has been realistically modelled in the form of a double bass*.


This antique double bass ornament has been embellished with details reproducing the fine definition of the instrument's principal anatomy: a concate c-bout accented with violin corners, an f-hole to either side of the bridged strings, the iconic tapering upper bout and a head incorporating machine heads and nuts, terminating with a scroll.


The hallmarks struck to the neck of this antique gold double bass model includes:

Silver quality/purity mark: eagle head (18k, 18 carat)

Maker's mark: untraced


*A double bass can also be known as a bass, upright bass, string bass, acoustic bass, acoustic string bass, contrabass, standup bass, bull fiddle, doghouse bass and bass fiddle.


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Condition


This antique ornament is a exceptional gauge of gold, exceptional quality and in exceptional presentation condition.

The cast decoration is very sharp.

The French eagles head and maker's mark struck to the reverse surface of the neck are deeply struck, they are clear in keeping with age and location.


Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this yellow gold ornament.


Dimensions


Height 2.3cm/0.9"

Length 10cm/3.9"

Width 3.3cm/1.3"

Weight


1.02 troy ounces/31.7g


 
 
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Andrew Campbell started trading in antiques during the 1970s. Initially, Andrew lived in the South of England, travelling the country, searching for items of silver to buy. Andrew sold these items at various London markets and antique fairs. Over time, and through selling at a range of venues, Andrew built up a large and diverse customer base from private buyers to national and international trade customers.
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