Silver lobster, 1940
Price Code: SOLD
A beautifully made silver centrepiece in the form of a lobster, with fully articulated pincers and legs, with onyx-black glass eyes and a fanned tail. Although stylized in form, the lifelike movement has been captured perfectly. Made by Armando da Silva Ferraria of Oporto, Portugal circa 1940 and bearing the assay marks for Oporto Àguia (1938-1984) and maker’s marks of Armando de Silva Ferraria (the company registered in 1935).
Length overall: 19 inches (48 cms).
(In second image shown with Ref 5723).
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