For all Fans and Collectors of Extremely rare antique. We are pleased to present one excellent representative.This sculpture was the property of a very sophisticated lady of a wealthy family in Vienna Austria. 100% Original antique jewelry figure! Hippopotamus Sculpture 88 Silver with Gold Diamond. It's perfect for present! The silver sculpture has an. If you see it live you will be captivated, the photos cannot convey that. This is very very Rare, beautiful and stylish Imperial Russian 88 Solid silver Hippopotamus, very beautiful!
These beautiful and interesting figures were designed for rich ladies as their favorites and companions on their long journeys or on cold and gloomy winter days so that the ladies would not be alone. These are figures made to order by wealthy gentlemen for their ladies on individual orders to the studio of the Russian jeweler of Jewish origin Carl Faberge. Great mastery, With the erasure of a real animal.You will be stunned when you touch the figure!! Julius Alexander Rappoport, originally Isak Abramovich, was a Lithuanian silversmith and Fabergé workmaster. Rappoport was born in Kovno, Lithuania in 1851. Julius Rappoport opened his first own workshop in St. Petersburg at Ekateriniski Canal in 1883, then he moved to Moscow to become a Fabergé workmaster.
Trained in Berlin, he was one of Fabergé's rare craftsmen of Jewish origin. His maker's mark was I.
He belonged from 1886 to 1908 to four "workmasters", the main leaders of Fabergé workshops. He is best known for his naturalistic animal figures (massive silver casts), but he also executed special commissions for the Imperial Family, the Imperial Cabinet and noble families Yusupov an others. He made many individual figures, which circa 1908, also silver enamel decorated Eggs made in St. His master mark was on the articles: I. The sculpture is 100% original and 100% Hand-made.The sculpture depicts a Hippopotamus, hand-engraved with a diamond eyes. With a gold diamond eyes. A masterpiece of 19th century jewelry. And author's work I.
Made of Solid Silver (88 hallmarks), signed 88, K. The Sculpture weight is 46 grams. 4,5 cm / 1.77 inches. Comes with Box, very beautiful.This product will be packaged very carefully and safely. % off lesser priced items when possible. Check out our E bay Store for quality tools, collectibles, electronics, jewelry, books and many other valuables. We are located in Europa-Bulgaria.
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