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Antique Silver Knights on Horse Back
c. 1900 Hanoi Germany
Offered by waxantiques
Although similar in size and stance, these models are significantly different in the decoration of the war horse armour and head embellishments. One horse carries a tall plumed cone on the crest of its head and bears a heraldic plaque on its haunches whereas the other sports a bird figure on the head and lacks any armorial detail.
Weight 1474 and 1465 grams, total weight 2939 grams, 94.5 troy ounces. Height 34 cms. Spread 18.5 cms excluding the lance. Base 20.3 x 10 cms. Marked on top of the base with German silver marks crown, moon, silver purity mark “800” (800/1000) and Germany. Makers mark “n” for Neresheimer. Circa 1900.
Please note that this item is not new and will show moderate signs of wear commensurate with age.
Reflections in the photograph may detract from the true representation of these items.