Antique Italian Silver Bell


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Object Description

An excellent quality antique cast silver bell, the handle fashioned as a classical Roman maiden scantily draped with a robe. The bell is decorated with cherubs, animals, classical head motifs, reclining figures and much more. Inside the bell there is an inscription engraved in old fashioned script*. Weight 268 grams, 8.6 troy ounces. Height 13.5 cms. Diameter 6.7 cms. Marked around the base edge with the Italian silver mark for Rome. Circa 1820.

Signed – *Inscription reads “Ricordo della Pssa Caterina Santacioco” – “Keepsake from the Princess Caterina Santacioco”.

Object Condition

This pretty hand bell is in very good condition with no damage or restoration. Crisp finish. Just one small Italian silver mark, the cross keys for Rome.

Please note that this item is not new and will show moderate signs of wear commensurate with age. Reflections in the photograph may detract from the true representation of this item.

Object Details

Dealer Opening Times

By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44 (0)207 288 1939
+44 (0)7904 297419

Dealer Location

Vault 31-32
The London Silver Vaults
53-64 Chancery Lane
London WC2A 1QS

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