Rare cup modeled on the figure of a priest - .800 silver - Italy - mid 20th century

Description
Rare cup modeled on the figure of a priest - .800 silver - Italy - mid 20th century
Excellent condition - barely used with minimal signs of aging & wear - 455 g

Beautiful silver cup decorated with a pope’s bust.

The shape and design of this item were likely inspired by the German hunting cups of the 17th and 18th centuries.

Top quality piece, masterly made with realistic details, proportions, movement and expression.

With two hallmarks on the lower, both almost illegible: one is likely the silver fineness mark 800, the other the silversmith mark.

As hallmarks are illegible, item’s origin and dating are not sure: it was probably made in Italy in the mid 20th century.

Dimensions: 16 x 9.3 x 9.3 cm

Overall weight (net): 455 grams

In perfect conditions.

Tracked and insured shipping.

Lot details
Object
Rare cup modeled on the figure of a priest
Material
.800 silver
Estimated Period
Mid 20th century
Country of Origin
Italy
Condition
Excellent condition - barely used with minimal signs of aging & wear
Weight
455 g
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