Early 19th/20th Century Antique German Silver Duck (Mallard) Circa 1890/1900

£ 2,650.00

A truly wonderful antique silver model of a mallard.

 

Description

A strikingly beautiful and incredibly rare large silver ‘mallard’ designed with an elegant life like plumage and stylish web feet.  The head is detachable.

 

Weight:  11.75 troy ounces/366 grams

Height:  5.5 inches/14cm

Length:  8 inches/20cm

Condition:  Excellent throughout

Note:  The mallard has German pseudo hallmarks.  The detachable head and inner pierced lid are designed for tax reasons (duties) only.  Very common procedure in the late 19th early 20th century.

Price:  £2650