A charming Giacinto Melillo silver dish with frog

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A  charming silver dish with frog marked for G Melillo Naples. Giacinto Melillo was Castellani’s workshop manager until c 1875 when he established his own workshop. Famed for his fine classical revival jewellery (see example in the British Museum) he made a few rare, typically very heavy, silver pieces, often modelled on classical roman pottery or bronzes.

Maker:  Giacinto Melillo

Designer:  Giacinto Melillo

Date: c 1900

Marks: Not assayed. G Melillo Naples

Material: Sterling silver

Condition: Excellent

Size: 10 cm diameter

Weight: 113 grams, 4oz

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