Austrian Cold Painted Bronze Form Of A Cobra Snake Pocket Wrist Watch Holder. 1 Beautiful Austrian Collectible Small Antique Cold Painted Bronze In The Form Of A Cobra Snake Pocket Wrist Watch Holder. It is in the coiled position with its head fanned out and tongue extended, the tongue is long enough to hold your wrist watch or pocket watch. Having such beautiful detail you can see the scales on the snake. Highly sought after by collectors.
Please note that the wrist watch prop as seen in some pictures is not included. Such an exciting great conversation talking point to your guests. Having The Austria and Bergman foundry mark stamp on the lower side. Bergman was noted for his detail and colourful work, he signed with a letter B in an urn shaped cartouche. Cold-painted bronze' refers to pieces cast in Vienna and then decorated in several layers with so-called dust paint; the know-how for the mix of this kind of paint has been lost.
The color was not fired hence'cold painted'. The painting was carried out mainly by women working at home, a typical cottage industry. Unwrapped weight just around 1.1kg approximate. Circa early 20th century 1900.Offered in fine used condition. Having charming natural aged wear patina commensurate with usage & age. Cash on collection is welcome. Browse our exciting other collections available in our shop gallery. Dimensions in centimetres approximate High (14cm) Width of base (8.5cm) Length depth (20.5cm). We securely wrap & pack all items to a professional standard. We can provide you with online tracking information. Deposit payments are non refundable. Upgrades & exchanges are available please ask. Cheshire Antiques Consultant we are a friendly family established business, our online gallery is based in Cheshire, UK.
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