Western European Metal Artworks

Centerpiece (bowl with lid)

    Centerpiece (bowl with lid)

    Italy, Milan

    The 20th century

    Mario Buccellati

    Silver; casting, chiseling, “fur and feathers" technique

    33 x 22.8 cm

    Subscription “M. Buccellati”, Italy, silver alloy “800”


    Square silver dish with rounded corners, with detachable cover. The cover is decorated with sculptural composition featuring a coiled fox-cub with textured wool lying on a vine. Four handles on the bowl smooth body are in the form of miniature vine shoot.