A SMALL COLLECTION OF ANTIQUE SILVER AND OBJECTS OF VERTU

silver violoncello player statue - Italy


Italian silver sculpture this is a silver statue representing a cello player in 18th century suit standing on an high pedestal, made in Italy, circa 1960.
The sculpture is hallmarked under the base with '800' (800/1000 silver purity degree), 495MI into a lozenge (unknown silversmith of Milan), sculptor signature (maybe Rossi) and LAV. A MANO (hand made).
The sculpture is 4 in. high (cm. 10) and was bought from an Italian dealer in an Antique Market.

This item is not for sale, but most of my pieces were bought through the Internet. On this page there are some links to silver and antique dealers websites
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