Large silver soup tureen, manufactured by Pradella for Mario Buccellati, with handles and four feet shaped as mythological creatures.
Buccellati is the greatest Italian silversmith and jeweller, loved by Italian aristocracy and high society and renowned all over the world for his Nature-inspired masterpieces.
Ilario Pradella, has made important objects for Buccellati, some of his creations were auctioned at Sotheby's, (I am attaching a screen shot of an item sold by the prestigious auction house).
Hallmarks: Pradella silversmith brand, 800, Mario Buccellati, Italy
Dimensions: 34 cm × 28 cm × 26 cm
Total weight: 2120 g
In perfect condition, flawless, no missing parts.
- Soup bowl
- .800 silver
- Designer/ Artist
- Mario Buccellati
- Manufacturer/ Brand
- Ilario Pradella for Mario Buccellati
- Estimated Period
- First half 20th century
- Country of Origin
- Excellent condition - barely used with minimal signs of aging & wear
- 34×28×26 cm
- 2120 g