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Gebruder Gutgesell

Gebruder Gutgesell (Valentina and Ferdinand), German silver makers in Hanau. Active from 1883.

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Gebruder Gutgesell

Gebruder Gutgesell (Valentina and Ferdinand), German silver makers in Hanau. Active from 1883.

  • Circa 1890

    Gebruder Gutgesell

    10140 Antique Silver Owl Decanter

    £7,500

    A fantastic antique coconut cup finely modelled in the Renaissance style as an owl with hinged wings and figural strapwork. The silver head, with large cut paste eyes surrounded by tuffs of feathers, is detachable and can be used as a drinking cup. The silver base is intricately modelled as a rocky outcrop mounted with applied insects and amphibians. Total weight, including coconut, 1025 grams. Height 29.5cm. Spread across the wings 19cm. Hanau, Germany. Circa 1890. Maker Gebruder Gutgesell. Silver grade 875/1000.

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