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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.
Sterling Holloware: Centerpieces (40)


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BS949

French 950 silver and marble centerpiece based on Marie Antoinette’s garden folly, the Temple d’Amour at Versailles. Round stepped marble base with silver imbricated leaf-and-berry border. Six fluted columns with silver base and Corinthian capitols supporting ring architrave with silver rinceaux and beading. Detachable silver cupola with open trapezoidal trellis frames between pilasters, and vase finial. Inside is a gilt flame—the flame to eternal love, such as burned, according to... Click for details

Sale Price: $35,750.00
Listed Price $55,000.00
BR484

Edwardian sterling silver centerpiece basket bowl, 1898. Solid hexagonal well and tapering open trellis sides with fluid scrollwork and solid shaped cartouches (vacant). Sides have applied scrolls, leaves, and leaves. Solid border at bottom with applied scrolls. Open support with scrolls and flowers and scrolled leaves. A fancy substantial piece in the turn-of-the-century English style. Fully marked including maker’s stamp (The Gorham Co.), date symbol, and no. 2133. Very good condition.... Click for details

Sale Price: $3,850.00
Listed Price $5,500.00
BR488

Tall and stylish avant-garde sterling silver horse compote, ca 1870. Round bowl with beaded rim on short support mounted to globe with pendant cone. Tripod support with stylized hoof-and-scroll feet mounted to trefoil foot with stylized ornamental rim. Spare geometry embellished with 3 cast horse heads alternating with 3 loose mounted rings threaded with chains. On underside stamped “925/1000” in heraldic shield, which is a mark associated with New York retailer Ball, Black, & Co., who were... Click for details

Sale Price: $2,660.00
Listed Price $3,800.00
BR493

Modern Classical sterling silver centerpiece bowl. Retailed by Cartier in New York, ca 1930. Tapering and flared bowl with scalloped rim mounted 4 c-scrolls in turn mounted to stepped square foot with concave corners. A smart mix of curves and lines. Fully marked including retailer’s stamp and no. A1472X. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 6 1/8 x D 10 in. Weight: 29.5 troy ounces. #BR493

Sale Price: $2,800.00
Listed Price $4,000.00
BR495

Turn-of-the-century German 800 silver coach-and-six. Exterior decorated with garlands, masks, and dragon-slaying knights. Windows hung with swags. Cover is mounted with crown, scepter, and cross, and is detachable. Horn-blowing caryatid coachman and trident-wielding postillion. Coach harnessed to six horses (three mounted by men in tricorn hats). A careening, galloping olden-days vehicle reminiscent of Cinderella’s last-minute ball conveyance. Wheels rotate for pre-midnight return home.... Click for details

Sale Price: $2,275.00
Listed Price $3,250.00
BS890

Stately sterling silver swan. Oval body with gracefully scrolled neck terminating in closed bill. Erect tail feathers and hinged wings. Beautiful plumage as befits an elegant table companion. Body hollow with detachable liner for holding treats. Peruvian marks: “Argenteria Peruana SA Sterling 925”. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 6 3/4 x W 4 1/2 x D 11 in. Wingspan: 13 in. Weight (without liner): 14.5 troy ounces. #BS890

Sale Price: $1,400.00
Listed Price $2,000.00
BR451

American Greek Revival sterling silver compote, ca 1865. Oval helmet bowl on short knopped stem flowing into round foot support by 4 leaf-capped scrolled shield supports. Leaf-capped scroll bracket handle with cast herm in figure of piping cherub. Handle mounted to end with flying volute scroll. Bowl exterior has chased leaf border on stippled ground terminating in applied volutes. Loose and feathery leaves and flowers engraved on bowl and foot.

Lively Classicism attributed to JR Wendt, a New... Click for details

Sale Price: $2,450.00
Listed Price $3,500.00
BR435

Chinese silver centerpiece bowl, ca 1900. Curved sides and raised and spread foot. One front bamboo, birds, blossoming prunus branch, and robed and bearded sage: Modish motifs on stippled ground. On back large and shaped tubular frame (vacant). Handwork and hammering. Marked with Chinese characters. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 6 3/8 x D 10 1/4 in. Weight: 36.4 troy ounces. #BR435

Sale Price: $5,950.00
Listed Price $8,500.00
BS831

Large French Rococo Revival 950 silver oval centerpiece plateau, ca 1890. Curvilinear cartouche with 6 leaf-mounted scroll supports. Beaded oval on strapwork armorial with ribbon and quiver, and interlaced script monogram. Mirrored top. Note: Larger and more ovalish than appears in images. Fully marked. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 3 3/8 x W 31 3/4 x D 20 1/2 in. #BS831

Sale Price: $17,875.00
Listed Price $27,500.00
BF924

Large Edwardian sterling silver and crystal wheelbarrow. Made by William Comyns in London in 1907.

Shaped rectangular crystal bowl with cut flowers and leaves. Bowl set in sterling silver frame with two stretchers terminating in volute scrolls, front splayed supports with same brackets, and large front wheel. Spokes and brackets in pierced sterling silver with leaves and flowers. An ornamental version of a piece of serious agricultural equipment. Fully marked. Very good condition.

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Sale Price: $9,425.00
Listed Price $14,500.00
BR372

Very large Edwardian sterling silver bowl. Made by Gorham in Providence in 1912. Plain well with lobed and turned-down sides with fluid and dynamic chased and engraved ornament comprising pierced floral diaper set in scrolled frames alternating with leafy scrolls and flowers. Flat molded rim. With: Metal liner with loose-mounted interior ring handles. A substantial and handsome centerpiece; even more beautiful filled with flowers. Fully marked including date symbol and no. 4168A. Very good... Click for details

Sale Price: $4,900.00
Listed Price $7,000.00
BR335

Fancy sterling silver cachepot. Retailed by Bailey, Banks & Biddle in Philadelphia, ca 1890. Bellied with four leafy-scroll volute-scroll supports. Rim applied with same. A pretty centerpiece bowl – perfect for flowers. Fully marked including retailer’s stamp and no. 1891. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 4 3/4 x D 11 in. Heavy weight: 48.5 troy ounces. #BR335

Sale Price: $1,925.00
Listed Price $2,750.00
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