Extraordinary Shell - .800 silver - Mario Buccellati - Italy - Mid 20th century

Description
Extraordinary Shell - .800 silver - Mario Buccellati - Italy - Mid 20th century
Excellent condition - barely used with minimal signs of aging & wear - 162 g

A magnificent shell-shaped bowl resting on 3 feet, made by Mario Buccellati.

Mario Buccellati is the greatest Italian jeweller and silversmith. He opened his first store in Milan in 1919 and was very much cherished by aristocrats and members of the high Italian society. Among his customers, there were royals, popes, entrepreneurs and movie stars.

The Italian novelist and poet Gabriele D’Annunzio, who was one of his more prominent customers and friends, named him “The Prince of Goldsmiths.”

Buccellati is renowned all over the world for his masterpieces inspired by nature.

Hallmarks: 800, M. Buccellati, Made in Italy.

Dimensions: 17 x 16 x 4.5 cm

Weight: 162 grams

In excellent overall condition.

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Lot details
Object
Extraordinary Shell
Material
.800 silver
Designer/ Artist
Mario Buccellati
Manufacturer/ Brand
Mario Buccellati
Estimated Period
Mid 20th century
Country of Origin
Italy
Condition
Excellent condition - barely used with minimal signs of aging & wear
Weight
162 g
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