AN ITALIAN SILVER SOUP TUREEN AND COVER, MILAN, MID 20TH CENTURY
chased with scrolls, shells, and flowers, the handles cast as fully-modeled fauns, the cover finial formed as two putti framed by shells, with a metal flower grid
marked on base rim and coded 115-MI
139 oz 5 dwt excluding grid
length over handles 19⅜ in.
The faun handles each with two holes at legs- lacking decorative elements? The grid with three of the hooks dented out of place, otherwise good.
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