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ANTIQUE 20THC GERMAN SOLID SILVER PAIR OF MASSIVE KNIGHT FIGURES, HANAU C.1900
c. 1900 Germany
Offered by Pushkin Antiques Ltd
The two statues stand on a large embellished pedestal base with Gothic arches, the casting is extremely detailed, each figure featuring different details.
This is one of the most impressive, detailed and magnificent pair of solid silver figures, each over 40cm tall, combined they weight 2750 grams.
The knights are inspired by the Emperor Maximilian I's monument in the Hofkirche in Innsbruck, one of the most important series of life-size bronze statues of the 16th century. These particular pair are modelled after the statues of King Arthur of Britain and Theoderic the Great, King of the Ostrogoths, both statues designed by the great artist Albrecht Durer.
|Height||40.50 cm||(15.94 inches)|
|Width||13.00 cm||(5.12 inches)|
|Depth||13.00 cm||(5.12 inches)|
Pushkin Antiques Ltd
Lower Ground Floor, Grays Antiques
58 Davies Street