Antique Silver Kingfishers


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Object Description

A stunning pair of antique silver model birds with the familiar pointed beaks and compact body of this popular fisher bird. Beautiful modelling. Good weight and colour.

Total weight 384 grams, 12.3 troy ounces.

Height 10.3cm. Spread 16.2cm.

English silver import marks.

London 1931 and 1967.

Importer Adolph Barsach Davis and “JMR”.

Sterling silver.

Marks. Harlequin pair. The two birds are identical in size and modelling but have different dates and importer marks stamped at the bottom of the tail. One is import marked for London 1931, retailer/importer mark for Adolph Barsach Davis. The other bird is import marked for London 1967, retail/importer mark “JMR”

Barsach, Adolph (known as Adolph Barsach Davis), born in Romania, resident in London circa 1910. Registered Jeweller, Queensway, London W2. His mark is seen on imported items Neresheimer Germany and items made in the Netherlands.

Object Condition

In very good condition

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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