A SMALL COLLECTION OF ANTIQUE SILVER AND OBJECTS OF VERTU

silver cornucopia (horn of plenty) shaker - Italy


Italian antique silver cornucopia (horn of plenty) this silver cornucopia (horn of plenty) shaker with loose pierced cover was made in Padua ( Padova - Italy) around 1950 and bears hallmarks ' 800 ' (purity degree 800/1000) and '29PD' (silversmith RINO GREGGIO ARGENTERIE SPA - Tencarola di Selvazzano Dentro - Padova). It has Asian taste decorations on the body and on the two feet support.
The cornucopia (horn of plenty) is 2 in. high (cm. 5) and was bought from an Italian dealer at an Antique market.

This item is not for sale, but most of my pieces were bought through the Internet. On the right bar of this page there are some links to silver and antique dealers websites
Italian antique silver cornucopia (horn of plenty) Italian antique silver cornucopia (horn of plenty) Italian antique silver cornucopia (horn of plenty)
Italian antique silver cornucopia (horn of plenty) hallmark

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