Western European Metal Artworks

Pair of sandpipers

    Pair of sandpipers

    Italy, Milan

    The 20th century

    Mario Buccellati

    Silver, lapis lazuli; casting, “fur and feathers” technique, gilding

    Each bird is subscribed “M. Buccellaty; Italy; silver alloy “925”


    Two realistic figurines of sandpipers with chiselled and textured feathers, cast beaks and paws. Each bird is fixed on square lapis lazuli pedestal with rounded corners.