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Orovit - Snake shell

Lot reference 28609311
Orovit - Snake shell

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Location: Germany
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Germany - 1890-1919 - Tin

Object: Snake shell
Material: Tin
Manufacturer/ Brand: Orovit
Model/ Name: Henkelschale
Style: Art Nouveau
Estimated Period: 1890-1919
Country of Origin: Germany
Condition: Excellent condition - barely used with minimal signs of aging & wear
Weight: 170 g

‘Sea snake hunts tadpoles’
Small Jugendstil bowl with a handle from the company OROVIT, probably created in ca. 1900-1905.
The bowl shows a lake bottom with water lilies and a water snake from which two tadpoles are fleeing. The winding body of the snake forms the handle of the bowl. A very rare and small piece of art from the German Jugendstil.
Guaranteed to be and old and original Jugendstil bowl in very good condition with slight signs of wear and tear!
Bowl diameter: 11 cm
Height: 4.5 cm
Weight: 170 grams

ORIVIT AG was a German metalworking company that made Jugendstil luxury and everyday objects at the beginning of the 20th century. The trademark ORIVIT was registered in 1898 by Ferdinand Hubert Schmitz. In 1903 a factory was built in Cologne-Ehrenfeld. The first products were presented at the Christmas exhibition in the Munich Museum of Arts and Crafts, followed by participation in the 1900 World's Fair in Paris, where the company won a gold medal. The company received additional awards in 1902 at the Düsseldorf Industrial and Commercial Exhibition and in 1904 at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition.

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    schilderij in goede staat ontvangen.
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    Henk56altena April 3, 2019

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    Zeer snelle levering en het zeer breekbare beeldje was uitstekend verpakt.
    Communicatie verliep ook prima.
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    Johnn December 30, 2018


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