Mario Buccellati, a rare and exceptional nearly life-size Italian silver wolf, Milan, circa 1970
With tiger-eye eyes, engraved Buccellati Italy under one paw.
Retail price in the Buccellati store was $120,000.
Very fine quality and workmanship and extremley large in size. (Almost Life-size)
Measures: 21" high x 42" wide x 13" deep
The only one known to be made.
This is a true collectors piece and once in a lifetime opportunity to own an exquisite piece of Buccellati silver.
Very good condition. Normal wear, no repairs or damage.
Part of the silver furry animal collection that Buccellati produced and still produces today.
This naturalistic rendering of the fur, of which each hair is individually soldered, was invented by Buccellati. About twenty of these animals are gathered in a room named after their creator in the Huntsville Museum, Alabama.