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Sterling Holloware: Centerpieces

Complete your table setup with an exceptional sterling silver centerpiece from Nelson and Nelson. Some of our antique silver centerpieces even incorporate glass so that you can have a beautiful addition sitting out for all to see. If you are searching for pieces that date back to as early as the late 1800s, you've come to the right place.
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BN988

Fabulous quality silver bird. Made by Mario Buccellati in Milan, ca 1930s. Bird in tucked-in mode with wings close to body. Imbricated feathers heightened with engraving as well as bristly wire down. Head turned to side with long closed bill. A poignant figure with the bird’s retreat inside leaf-and-twig nest suggestive of vulnerability. Detachable oval woven basket. A desirable early piece in 800 silver. Fully marked with “800” and “Mario Buccellati”. Fine... Click for details

Sale Price: $29,250.00
Listed Price $45,000.00
BN961

Edwardian sterling silver small centerpiece bowl. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1910. Solid round well with wide and wide turned-down sides with pierced dynamic scrolls and shells, flowers, and scrolls applied to rim. Sumptuous. Hallmark includes pattern no. 15484B and director’s letter m (1907-47). Fine condition.

Dimensions: H 3 x D 13 1/2 in. Weight: 30 troy ounces. #BN961

Sale Price: $2,800.00
Listed Price $4,000.00
BH180

Main Line magnificent sterling silver punch bowl and 10 cups. Made by JE Caldwell in Philadelphia, ca. 1890.

Bowl: Curved sides, rolled rim, and dome foot. Rim and foot open with flowers, foliage, scrolls, and diaper. Exterior engraved with same. Each cup: Curved bowl, flared rim, and high looping handle. Foot domed and open with same. Exterior engraved with same. Gilt interior. Hallmarked. Excellent condition with nice patina.

Dimensions: Punch bowl: H 8 1/4 x D 15 3/4 in. Cups: H 2... Click for details

Sale Price: $9,750.00
Listed Price $15,000.00
BN642

Tall Classical Viennese enamel and silver covered cup, ca 1890. Tapering bowl with lobed vase on baluster stem on domed foot. Double-domed cover with figural finial in form of Neptune, a triton-holding bearded man in double and hose. Painted oval frames with mythological nymphs, fauns, cherubs. Allover Renaissance grotesque ornament on pale pink ground. Cover and foot rims have applied rinceaux borders embellished with masks, birds, and leaves heightened with enamel. Cover interior has painted... Click for details

Sale Price: $42,250.00
Listed Price $65,000.00
BN932

One of the finest pieces we have owned – An antique Japanese silver and enamel centerpiece bowl with world’s fair provenance. Made by Miyanoti Katsu in Tokyo, ca 1904. Curved sides with interior fluting and scalloped rim. Foot has same. Sides exterior decorated with hanging bunches of wisteria and irises rising out of water with paddling ducks, and flying birds. Water has engraved whiplash-style currents. Other ornament is applied and heightened with enamel on matte ground. Restrained... Click for details

Sale Price: $21,125.00
Listed Price $32,500.00
BQ758

Antique German sterling silver medieval knight, ca 1910. Head-to-toe armor from helmet to sabatons. The helmet has an eagle finial and hinged visor that protects a stern visage. The suit also includes cuirass, chain mail, and cuisses. In one hand he grips a shaft with chained mace. In other he props up a shield. Spurs rotate and sword comes out of hilt. An impressive figure of a manly fighting machine. Rectangular pedestal with cabochon-cut stones and leaf-and-dart ornament.

A great dinner... Click for details

Sale Price: $9,750.00
Listed Price $15,000.00
BQ665

Classical sterling silver centerpiece bowl. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Round well and wide turned down shoulder with molded curvilinear rim. Chased and engraved ornament: Palmettes in scrolled frames alternating with fleurs de lys. With silver-plated liner and brass frog. Hallmark includes pattern no. 19839H (first produced in 1921) and director’s letter m (1907-47). Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 3 1/2 x D 17 in. Weight (sterling silver only): 68 troy ounces. #BQ665

Sale Price: $6,650.00
Listed Price $9,500.00
BN917

Dramatic sterling silver punch bowl and ladle in Marquise pattern. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1910.

Punch bowl: Curved and round with concave neck and wavy rim and raised and spread foot. Bowl and foot “paneled.” Bead-and-reel ornament applied to rims. An advanced treatment of a popular turn-of-the-century form. Holds 18 pts.

Ladle: Tapering handle with shaped terminal and bead-and-reel border. Round bowl with 2 side pouts and graduated gadrooning.

Punch bowl hallmark... Click for details

Sale Price: $6,650.00
Listed Price $9,500.00
BQ626

Large and fancy sterling silver centerpiece bowl. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1910. Solid round well. Wide turned-down rim with pierced, chased, and applied ornament, including flowers, diaper, scallop shells, and scrolls. The works. Substantial with nice heft. Hallmark includes pattern no. 16615 and director’s letter m (1907-47). Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 4 3/8 x D 15 3/8 in. Weight: 86 troy ounces. #BQ626

Sale Price: $5,950.00
Listed Price $8,500.00
BD334

Art Nouveau 800 silver centerpiece. Made by M. H. Wilkens & Söhne in Germany, ca 1900. Shaped base with ovoid wells. Flying anthropomorphic end handles with pendant garlands. Central open pergola with figure of bare-breasted Classical maiden admiring herself in a hand mirror. A richly symbolic portrayal of feminine allure. Petal bowl with bow-tied scroll rim and floral garland; and gilt interior. A wonderful fin-de-siècle piece with whiplash curves and stylized flowers. Wells have detachable... Click for details

Sale Price: $22,750.00
Listed Price $35,000.00
BQ657

Rare and striking sterling silver epergne. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Baluster shaft with ribbed floral flange quadrilateral raised base with 4 scallop shell-capped supports. Pierced diaper pattern and applied, chased, and repousse dense flowers, leaves, and shells. Four flower-wrapped ribbed and scrolled arms, each supporting a square tray with plain well, wide repousse shoulder, and scrolled and reeded rim. Shaft supports same larger tray. On base stylistically integrated armorial with... Click for details

Sale Price: $32,500.00
Listed Price $50,000.00
BQ543

Victorian sterling silver 3-basket centerpiece. Made by Horace Woodward & Co. Ltd in London in 1895. Shaped curvilinear base with raised and square center and tubular ends. Large central basket has spool support with applied lion’s heads. Side baskets have cast merman support with scaly, split, and twisted tail. Bowls curved with scrolled rim. Neoclassical ornament including garlands, paterae, foliage, and leaf and dart. Base supported by four leaf-mounted shells. A fancy Regency Revival... Click for details

Sale Price: $8,417.50
Listed Price $12,950.00
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