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German Silver Fighting Cockerel Ornaments - Antique Circa 1920

German Silver Fighting Cockerel Ornaments - Antique Circa 1920

An exceptional, fine and impressive, large pair of antique German silver fighting cockerel ornaments; an addition to our ornamental continental silverware collection

SKU A7161

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These exceptional antique German cast silver table ornaments have been realistically modelled in the form of a pair of roosters/cockerels fighting.


Each of the large fighting cockerel ornaments has been embellished with cast details reproducing the plumage and facial features.


The hallmarks struck to the underside of each cock's tail feathers and foot include:

Maker's mark: WS (Willy Schmitt)

Silver quality/purity mark: 830 (.830, 830/1000)


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These large German silver fighting cocks are an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.

The cast decoration is all very sharp.

The German hallmarks struck to the underside of each antique fighting cockerel's foot and tail feathers are all very clear.


Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of these examples of antique German silverware.


Towering Cockerel

Length 23cm/9.1"

Width 10.6cm/4.2"

Height 22.9cm/9"


Cockerel with Leg Elevated

Length 21.5cm/8.5"

Width 12.1cm/4.8"

Height 21.5cm/8.5"


39 troy ounces/1214g


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