Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Late 19th century, each with mark of G. Accarisi of Firenze
; each in the form of a shallow bowl held aloft by a mythological figure, the first featuring a model of Flora based on the painting Primavera
by Sandro Botticelli, the second featuring a model of Mercury after Giambologna, each raised on a domed circular foot with chased floral motifs alternating between female masks and shells in high relief, the bowls each with period armorial engraving of a stag's head and the monogram "AJS."
8.25 in. (each)
Flora - 18.5 troy oz.; Mercury - 14.15 troy oz.
Giuseppe Accarisi was a highly regarded jeweler and silversmith working in Florence during the late 19th century. His workshop crafted fine silver objects in the 16th century style.
Mercury with broken staff; Flora in good estate condition.
$1,500 - 2,500