NOAH'S ARK IN SILVER
This is a collection of about 60 small animal figurines cast in
The collection comprises mammals, reptiles, fish, birds and
insects, measuring from one centimetre (the ladybug) to a
maximum of five centimetres (the giraffe), but most of them are
3-4 centimetres wide.
These pieces are of Italian manufacture and their production
ranges from 1950 to present days. Most of them are unmarked.
Nowadays taste's evolution and commercial politics privilege the
production of animals partly or entirely enamelled and the
research of new 'all silver' addition for my 'zoo' is now more