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Silver Bird Table Ornament
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Mexican Sterling Silver Bird Table Ornament - Vintage Circa 1955


An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Mexican sterling silver bird table ornament; an addition to our animal related silverware collection

SKU A7134

This exceptional vintage Mexican cast sterling silver table ornament has been realistically modelled in the form of a perched bird* on a branch.

This vintage bird is embellished with details reproducing the fine definition of the bird's plumage and anatomical features.

This silver bird table ornament is further ornamented with the original bead eyes.

The bole perch is embellished with a tree bark texture and incorporates leaf designs, in addition to straying twigs with applied moulded leaves

The hallmarks struck to the underside of this decorative ornament include:

Maker's mark: Tane (Tane Orfebres)

Silver quality/purity mark: Sterling (925/1000)

Eagle mark: 32 (untraced)

* The characteristics of the body reflects that of a Yucatan jay, crow or zanate.

Maker: Tane Orfebres

Origin: Mexico City

This vintage silver bird ornament is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional presentation condition.

The Mexican hallmarks struck to the underside of the base are very clear.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this piece of vintage silverware.

Height 22.7cm/8.9"

Length 16.2cm/6.4"

Width 12.4cm/4.9"

Diameter of foot 9cm/3.5"

30.9 troy ounces/960g

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