AN ITALIAN SILVER PARAKEET ON AMETHYST QUARTZ GEODE, MARIO BUCCELLATI, 20TH CENTURY
realistically modeled with a gilt beak and perched on a flowering branch
marked on tail feather Italy, 925, and 1507-? and engraved M. Buccellati
length overall 10 in.
The textured silver around the head and breast a bit mussed. Some casting flaws to the flowers. Overall good condition.
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