A charming model of an elephant with a beautiful expressive face. Medium size. Very realistic. He’s modelled in a slow lumbering pose, very relaxed, with his trunk and tusks outstretched. The figural quality of the workmanship is excellent. Weight 247 grams, 7.9 troy ounces. Height 9cm. Spread 25.7cm. Hanau, Germany. Retailer Georg Roth & Co. Circa 1900.
Marks. Stamped under one foot with German silver marks for Georg Roth & Co, Hanau, Germany. 800/1000 silver purity.
Maker: Georg Roth
Georg Roth & Co originally worked as the Hanauer Silberwaren-Manufaktur (1891-1906) in Hanau, Germany after which he worked under his own name using the mark “GR crowned”.
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