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Sale Price: $22,750.00
Listed Price $35,000.00
  Stock #BD334

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German Art Nouveau Silver Centerpiece with Alluring Jungfrau
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Sale Price: $22,750.00
Listed Price $35,000.00


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 gilt liners. Hallmarked. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 23 1/4 x W 34 x D 14 in. Weight: 209 troy ounces. #BD334