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German 812 silver owl beaker, late 19th c., with Hanau pseudo hallmarks for Neresheimer, removable head with glass eyes, over coconut shell body, flanked by articulated wings with repousse and chased feathers, standing on naturalistic base with frogs, salamanders, and insects, approx 10.25"h, 4.25"diam, 2lbs (for shipping purposes only) **Note: a similar example can be viewed in the The Rose and Benjamin Mintz Collection at The Jewish Museum in New York, NY** **Provenance: Our consignor through her mother by inheritance from the estate of Solomon Alexander Torf (London, California, 1902-1993), antique collector and owner of the House of Props, Beverly Hills, California** Start Price: $150.00

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GERMAN HANAU 812 SILVER OWL COCONUT SHELL BEAKER

Estimate $200 - $600May 20, 2018