Judith Beheading Holofernes Mechanical Figure Cast 900 Purity Silver - image 1 of 14

Item Title:
Judith Beheading Holofernes Mechanical Figure Cast 900 Purity Silver

Creator:
Unknown.

Materials and Techniques:
Cast 900 silver purity figure, with mechanical dress panel and arm with sword, depicting the beheading of Holofernes.

Marks:
None found. Tested to be 900. silver purity.

Of the Period:
20th century

Place of Origin:
Unknown.

Measurements:
3 3/8 Inches tall.
2 Inches Wide.
1.25 Inches Deep.

Weight:
129 grams. Not including shipping materials.

Approximate Shipping Cost:
As shown within the items listing for shipment within the U.S.A.
To be determined for overseas shipping. We will do our best to provide you with the lowest possible shipping quotes when overseas shipments are required.

Condition:
Excellent used condition, showing minimal rubbing wear and tarnish on its form. The casting details are crisp and vibrant the mechanical elements function and move freely. Please see photos for details.

Price: $1,228.00 (U.S. Dollars)

Reference Number:
40400

Detailed Description:
This whimsical and finely detailed mechanical figure cast of 900 purity silver, depicting Judith beheading Holofernes is a wonderful example of design. For its diminutive size It has a heavy substantial form. The arm of the figure holding a sword moves, along with the front panel of the dress opening as well.
It will function and display well wherever you may choose to display it.

The account of the beheading of Holofernes by Judith, is a fable given in the Book Of Judith, It has been the subject of many paintings and sculptures dating back to the Renaissance and Baroque periods. In the fable, Judith, a beautiful widow, is permitted access to the tent of Holofernes because of his desire for her. Holofernes was an Assyrian general who was about to destroy Judith’s home, the city of Bethulia. Intoxicated bye alcohol, Holofernes passes out and is beheaded by Judith.

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ITEM ID
40400
COLOR
Silver
AGE
20th Century
PURPOSE
Figurines
ITEM TYPE
Vintage

Ahmeek Antiques and Decorative Arts, LLC

Judith Beheading Holofernes Mechanical Figure Cast 900 Purity Silver

$1,228

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