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Duke and Duchess Antique Silver Figurines
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German Sterling Silver Duke and Duchess Table Ornaments - Antique 1908

£4,895.00

An exceptional, fine and impressive pair of antique German silver table ornaments modelled in the form of a Duke and Duchess; an addition to our diverse ornamental silverware collection

SKU A2022

These exceptional antique German silver table ornaments have been realistically modelled in the form of a duke and duchess wearing ducal coronets.


The armoured duke ornament features a shield in his dexter hand whilst grasping his sword with the other.


The spiked shield is embellished with an impressive coat of arms depicting quarterly, I a towered castle, II four pallets, III party per pale fleur-de-lys and five bendlets bordered and IV two bedlets charged with six coronets; overall an inescutcheon charged with a crowned eagle displayed.


The Duke and Duchess are dressed in luxurious floral garments embellished with chased decoration replicating the fabric's patterns and textures.


Each German silver figurine retains the original and impressive carved head, displaying the fine details of facial features and facial hair.


Each base has a square cut cornered form and is ornamented with impressive band of pierced undulating floral and leaf ornamentation.


The hallmarks struck to the surface of these impressive antique figurines include:

Export mark: n (Ludwig Neresheimer & Co. Hanau, Germany)

Importer's mark: BM (B Muller & Son (Berthold Muller))

Import mark: Chester, England

Import date mark: H (1908)

Silver quality/purity mark: .925 (sterling standard)


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Date: 1908

These antique silver table ornaments are an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.

The chased decoration is very crisp.

Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the base of each ornament are all very clear.


Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of these Duke and Duchess antique silver figurines.


Duke

Height 21.8cm/8.6"

Height of figure 18.2cm/7.2"

Width 8cm/3.1"

Width of base 6.7cm/2.6" square


Duchess

Height 21.3cm/8.4"

Height of figure 17.8cm/7"

Width 5.3cm/2.1"

Width of base 6.7cm/2.6" square


30 troy ounces/932g


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