19th century novelty silver modeled as animals. Different makers and countries but all of them fun. From a current Sotheby’s auction catalogue.

Silver novelty pepper modeled as a cockerel with a gilt interior and detachable head concealing a detachable inner cover. ca. 1890. Made in Hanau, Germany. Maker’s marks: sponsor’s mark of Berthold Muller. English import marked for London. Image © 2021 Sothebys. Fair use license. via https://www.sothebys.com/en/buy/auction/2021/doha-paris-un-decor-princier/a-german-silver-novelty-pepper-in-the-form-of-a
Silver novelty cream jug modeled as an elephant. ca. 1900. German. Maker not known. Image © 2021 Sothebys. Fair use license. via https://www.sothebys.com/en/buy/auction/2021/doha-paris-un-decor-princier/a-german-silver-novelty-cream-jug-in-the-form-of
Parcel-gilt silver novelty condiment modeled as a donkey with a detachable pannier strapped on on either side, standing on an oval simulated grassy base. ca. 1860. Made in Frankfurt am Main, Germany by Johann H.P. Schott Söhne. Image © 2021 Sothebys. Fair use license. via https://www.sothebys.com/en/buy/auction/2021/doha-paris-un-decor-princier/a-german-parcel-gilt-silver-novelty-condiment
Six owls in silver with glass eyes. Three owl-shaped castors made in 1880 in Birmingham England by George Unite.
Also three large owls made in Germany around 1900. Image © 2021 Sothebys. Fair use license. via https://www.sothebys.com/en/buy/auction/2021/doha-paris-un-decor-princier/a-group-of-three-owl-shaped-casters-by-george
Red glass owl decanter with silver head, neck, and feet. 20th c. French. Cartier, maker. Maker’s marks on the bottom of the feet. Image © 2021 Sothebys. Fair use license. via https://www.sothebys.com/en/buy/auction/2021/doha-paris-un-decor-princier/a-red-glass-owl-decanter-with-silver-head-neck-and

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