Antique Xix Century Solid Silver Nef Sailing Galleon Ship Centerpiece

Antique XIX Century Solid Silver Nef Sailing Galleon Ship Centerpiece


Antique XIX Century Solid Silver Nef Sailing Galleon Ship Centerpiece


Antique XIX Century Solid Silver Nef Sailing Galleon Ship Centerpiece
Antique XIX Century Solid Silver Nef Sailing Galleon Ship Centerpiece



Antique XIX Century Solid Silver Nef Sailing Galleon Ship Centerpiece

Antique XIX Century Solid Silver Nef Sailing Galleon Ship Centerpiece
Antique XIX Century Solid Silver Nef Sailing Galleon Ship Centerpiece
Antique XIX Century Solid Silver Nef Sailing Galleon Ship Centerpiece

Antique XIX Century Solid Silver Nef Sailing Galleon Ship Centerpiece



Antique XIX Century Solid Silver Nef Sailing Galleon Ship Centerpiece

Antique XIX Century Solid Silver Nef Sailing Galleon Ship Centerpiece

Antique XIX Century Solid Silver Nef Sailing Galleon Ship Centerpiece
  Antique XIX Century Solid Silver Nef Sailing Galleon Ship Centerpiece


We are pleased to offer you this. The ancient examples (13th-16th centuries) were drinking cups. The later were receptacles for dining implements. A NEF was originally an extravagant table ornament created to hold spices or wine. Latterly nefs became more ornate and decorative, foregoing their functional use.

A nef would be placed in front of the most important person seated at the table as a mark of their status. Such pieces were used in France, Germany, Spain and Italy but most of the extant nefs were made in Germany at the end of the 19th century. Every detail, wheels and many parts move.

285 mm (11.5 inch), L. Please feel free to ask as a questions! The item "ANTIQUE XIX CENTURY SOLID SILVER NEF SAILING GALLEON SHIP CENTERPIECE" is in sale since Tuesday, April 2, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Sterling Silver (.925)\Other Antique Sterling Silver". The seller is "onlyone-2007" and is located in Gerona. This item can be shipped worldwide.

  • Type: Centerpiece
  • Age: 1880-1920
  • Composition: Sterling Silver



Antique XIX Century Solid Silver Nef Sailing Galleon Ship Centerpiece
  Antique XIX Century Solid Silver Nef Sailing Galleon Ship Centerpiece