Set of 16 Solid Silver Musician Models Table Figures Hanau Germany, circa 1900

Set of 16 Solid Silver Musician Models Table Figures Hanau Germany, circa 1900
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circa 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'.

This set is in excellent condition with no damage.

STOCK CODE - ANI01 NOV01 WIN01 CONT01
Made in Germany
Date - circa 1900
Maker - Neresheimer & Co.

Height 0.39 inch (1.00 cm)
Width 0.39 inch (1.00 cm)
Depth 0.39 inch (1.00 cm)

CONDITION

Good

MEDIUM

Silver
£21,000

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