Unidentified, probably Belgian, antique silver Athena sulphide paperweight. by Assorted Antique

$675

Category

Paperweights

Medium

Antique

Scancode

MA544TH

Unidentified, probably Belgian, antique silver Athena sulphide paperweight. Seated before two kneeling chldren, the Greek goddess, Athena, holds a small basket and points with her right hand, as if indicating a direction for them to follow. A spear, shield and owl are at her side and the Parthenon presides in the distance. Silver sulphide set above an opaque white ground and garlanded by a red, white and blue twist torsade. Diameter 2 1/2".