Western European Metal Artworks

Basket-shaped bowl with a sandpiper

    Basket-shaped bowl with a sandpiper

    Italy, Milan

    Mario Buccellati

    Silver “800”; casting, chasing, “fur and feathers" technique

    26.65 x 55.88 x 25.65 cm

    Inscriptions: M.Buccellati, Italy, silver alloy “800”


    Oval bowl is made in the form of a woven basket with the handles in the form of branches with leaves. Detachable lid is decorated with the composition featuring sandpiper sitting on the stem with flowers and leaves.