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    A Gianmaria Buccellati Silver Bird on Crystal Base, Milan, 20th century
    Marks: Gianmaria Buccellati, ITALY, 800, (effaced)
    10 x 9-1/2 x 10 inches (25.4 x 24.1 x 25.4 cm)

    The bird, realistically rendered with the avorazione a pelo or "hair-like" technique, with gilt eyes, beak, and talons and body, wings, and tail covered with thin strands and chased feather-form pieces of silver, perched on a geode base.

    Estimate: $5,000 - $7,000.

    Condition Report*: Overall good condition, with some feathers frayed or bent, traces of polish residue throughout, and yellowed adhesive visible to the geode base.
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    Auction Info

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    14th Tuesday
    Auction Dates
    5th Tuesday
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    8 Days
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