ANTIQUE 20thC GERMAN SOLID SILVER IMPRESSIVE LARGE NEFF GALLEON SHIP c.1930

  USD $8,379
  United Kingdom

DESCRIPTION

Antique 20th Century German very impressive solid silver model of a ship, called a "Nef" in the style of the 15th-16th Century examples, impressively large and very detailed. The three-masted galleon with pierced gallery and crew on board deck and in crows nests. The hull decorated in relief and the front applied with a cast grotesque bird and deck applied with cannons, the hull supported by four grotesque birds. Apparently unmarked, acid tested (800+ silver standard).

CONDITION

In Excellent Condition - No Damage.

SIZE

Height: 49cm
Width: 60 x 24cm
Weight: 2410g

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Location Germany
Period c.1930
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Condition pre-owned