SET OF 16 SOLID SILVER MUSICIAN MODELS TABLE FIGURES HANAU GERMANY c. 1900 MUSICAL ORCHESTRA

SET OF 16 SOLID SILVER MUSICIAN MODELS TABLE FIGURES HANAU GERMANY c. 1900 MUSICAL ORCHESTRA
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c. 1900 Germany
A magnificent and rare Set of 16 Antique Solid Silver Musician Table Ornaments / Figures. This Orchestra of Figures is a modern re-imagining of Renaissance Novelty Beakers in the form of figures. These Figures have removable Ribbon Tired Ruffled Collars exposing an open beaker. Each figure is topped with a sprung 'bobble head'. Each figure is seated on an ornate chair playing variety of instruments including string instruments, horns and drums. There are a pair of conductors holding music books. The figures are all seated on matching chairs with matching rotund bodies but there is a wide range of faces, hairstyles, and hats, couples with the range of instruments makes the range diverse and utterly charming.

The figures range in size from 17cm - 19.5cm.

Made by Neresheimer of Hanau, Germany.

Seven with import marks (six for Berthold Muller, five London 1900, one Chester 1906, and one with importers marks E T Bryant, London 1900) the remaining nine with crown/crescent marks and stamped '835'
Made in Germany
Date - 1900
Maker - BERTHOLD MULLER

CONDITION

These are in excellent condition.

MEDIUM

Solid Silver (Some 925 and some 835 Standard)
£16,500
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