We just wanted to bring your attention to two exquisite silver items recently acquired by Nelson and Nelson. These animal-figure table ornaments are striking in their realism, and were made by the Buccelati, an Italian firm originally established in the mid-18th century which is heralded for its exquisite and varied work. If you're looking for a beautiful and original gift this fall, please consider these beautiful and unique silver items.
This charming Buccellati 800 silver gilt table ornament was made in Italy circa 1970. The duck is realistically formed with a feathered coat and is oxidized and partially gilded for a more realistic interpretation. For more information, click here.
This adorable Buccellati 800 silver gilt table ornament, made in Italy circa 1970, is in the shape of a seal. Its coat is realistically formed with a flat hair coat and whiskers. Like the duck (above) the body of this piece is signed “Buccellati Italy” on the under side of the base and is hallmarked 800. For more information, click here.