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”.
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”
ADOLPH BARSACH DAVIS
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.