Antique Silver Model Elephant

GBP 1,650.00

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Object Description

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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Object Condition

This miniature elephant is in very good condition. Shows moderate signs of wear commensurate with age.

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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