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antique silver sculpture

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Hart General Collection
Object type: Maker: Place made: Poland
Date made: c. 1875
Measurements: 41 in x 16 in x 16 in
Nomenclature: original art
Classification: art objects

Antique silver sculpture made in Posen, Poland c. 1875. Renaissance design. 5 dolphins on base with Neptune enwrapped by a mermaid holding up a Galleon with masts, sails, flags and anchors. Label used for Forbes Collection exhibit: "Five Allegorical Whales Supporting Neptune & Galleon // Date c. 1875 // Artist: unknown // silver"


Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Louis E. Seley