Important and one of a kind centerpiece with opening lid for use like soup tureen. Representing The Triumph Of Amphitrite Goddess of The Sea , embossed silver with gilt bronze sculptures.
The base is composed by silver nautilus and shells where are placed four gilt bronze sculptures representing Poseidon The God Of The Sea Husband Of Amhitrite, they support the upper part composed by sea shells, where are placed four stunning sea horses called in greek mythology hippocampus, also in gilt bronze.
In the center of the opening lid there are gilted bronze sculptures, depicting Amphitrite, the Poseidon wife , surrounded by two Tritons; his sons,half children half fish, with their twisted shells, on which they blew like trumpet to calm or raise the waves, holding the silver reins of the four hippocampus.
lenght centimeters 90
depth centimeters 55
height centimeters 60
Marked silver 925 and Sterling for export
Total weight about 80 Kilos Silver weight 22 Kilos
Naples Italy Period Art Decò about 1920.
Piece of big presence and stunning quality, the chiseled and engraved parts show the work of a master artist, the details of the scupltures and silver parts are the best that you can see, the quality can compete with works of the great goldsmith and scultor of the reinassance Benvenuto Cellini.