Vintage Spelter Figurine of (19th) Century English Sailor c.1925 (13.4oz) (W)5.75in. x (H)5.75in. x (L)2.5in. For collectors of Antique & Vintage Metalware, this lovely Spelter Figurine will surely impress many. The Vintage Piece is a true testament of what a talented Metalist can achieve, especially for those who have come to appreciate Maritime related Pieces, such as this Spelter Figurine of a Victorian Era, English, Sailor. The Figurine has some relatively intricate features that clearly show off the Artistic talent of its creator. As noted, the Sailor consists of a: quality, Vintage, darkened, Spelter Metal. The Spelter is crafted in strict accordance to English Sailors & Deckhands of the Victorian Era. The Spelter Figurine was forged with great care and attention to detail; we see evidence of said detail throughout exterior of the Piece. What is perhaps most significant about this Figurine, is that the Artist chose to apply more detailed attention to the Sailor's Clothing & Apparel, than to the Sailor himself. In fact, it's the Figurines exterior texture and appearance that give this Vintage Piece its most impressive features. The Spelter is almost Bronze in complexion, and thus it's vivid traits are boldly exhibited throughout. The Figurine is both Signed & Hallmarked, indicating the Metalist created many Artistic, Metal, Sculptures. Shop record's indicate that the Spelter Figurine was produced sometime after the turn of the (20th) Century, but prior to the Art Deco artistic period. Additionally, the Figurine is English or American in origin. The condition of the Vintage Figurine is noteworthy, fore despite its age, the Piece has retained both its structural & aesthetic integrity. The only true mark of age is a petite, split or crack to the bottom of the Sailor, but not to any degree that would alter its integrity. The Vintage Spelter Figurine of (19th) Century English Sailor is stored in a: dry, secured, environment and will certainly be a coveted Piece to add one's quality collection of Vintage Metalware.
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