Lot 91
Pair of Large Italian Sterling Silver Pheasants
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Retailed by Scully & Scully of New York, each marked to underside, with gold vermeil beaks, the male faces forward and the female faces left.

The male 27 in.; the female 15.5 in.

The male 46.5 troy oz.; the female 43.4 troy oz.

Private Collection, Chapel Hill, NC

Handmade in Italy with 17th-century techniques - every feather individually textured, with three styles for body, wings, and tail.

Some bending to silver feathers - no other apparent concerns.

$6,000 - 9,000