These fine antique German silver sugar boxes have been realistically modelled in form of a pair of pheasants.
The cock and hen pheasant have been embellished with fine embossed and chased decoration reproducing the details of each bird's plumage and facial features.
These large silver pheasants are further ornamented with impressive hinged wings; the hinged components indicates the high quality of these pieces.
The upper portion of the push fit head/cover of each bird allows access to the original pierced decorated push fit removable grille.
Each grille is fitted with a plain loop attachment.
The hallmarks struck to the surface of the neck of each pheasant includes:
National mark: Crescent moon and crown, Germany
Silver quality/purity mark: .800 (800/1000)
Maker's mark: Untraced
View the complete collection of silver pheasants and animal related silverware at AC Silver