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Antique Silver Centerpieces

Complete your table setup with an exceptional sterling silver centerpiece from Nelson and Nelson. Our silver-based table centerpieces add a great talking point the center of your dining or living room. Many have intricate designs or structure that is not found on modern-day home decor pieces. 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. Our antique silver centerpiece selection includes items that date back to the late 1800s, as well as some

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Antique Japanese Meiji Art Nouveau Silver Iris Centerpiece Bowl
BZ691

Japanese silver centerpiece bowl, ca 1900. Round and curved. Flat mouth rim with long and low scallops. Raised and spread foot. Applied iris flowers with loose and crisscrossing tendrils and stems in eddying water. Foot has cutout flower heads and engraved wraparound tendrils. Gorgeous period motif on spot-hammered ground. Double-walled. Meiji-era Art Nouveau centerpiece for the cosmopolitan West. Marked. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 8 3/4 x D 12 3/4 in. Weight: 78 troy ounces. #BZ691 ... Click for details

Sale Price: $7,150.00
Listed Price $11,000.00
Gorgeous Museum-Quality Gorham Japonesque Yacht Trophy Bowl 1884
BZ713

Gorgeous museum-quality Japonesque sterling silver trophy bowl. Made by Gorham in Providence in 1884. Large and round with allover ornament in relief. Horned serpents swim slack-jawed through the water. Talons and heads “puncture” the surface to form side handles. Astride one sits an artist, brush in hand recording the thrashing undulations and roiling waves. At mouth rim are applied strewn shells. Foot in form of entwined snakes.

Modish exoticism a world away from the fresh air and fair... Click for details

Sale Price: $107,250.00
Listed Price $165,000.00
Big & Beautiful German Silver Centerpiece Swan with Wide Wingspan
BZ623

German 800 silver figural bird bowl, ca 1910. A big beautiful swan with graceful downturned neck terminating in closed and tapering bill. Fan-shaped tail and hinged wings ready to spread for taking flight if the party chat gets too dull. Finely chased and engraved feathering from dense and imbricated to fluffy and plumy, and tucked-up taloned and webbed feet. Capacious hollow body for holding treats or flowers. Marks include maker’s (Friedrich Reusswig) and Munich retailer’s stamp (Rosenau)... Click for details

Sale Price: $6,965.00
Listed Price $9,950.00
Tiffany Sterling Silver Centerpiece Bowl in Beaux Arts Olympian
BZ529

Olympian sterling silver centerpiece bowl. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Curved and tapering bowl on domed foot. At top a dense repousse frieze of love-making, harp-stumming nymphs, gods, and cherubs. Foot rim has rinceaux border. A beautiful piece in the celebrated Beaux-Arts pattern that was conceived by French designer F. Antoine Heller and debuted at the Exposition Universelle in Paris in 1878.

Fully marked including maker’s stamp, pattern no. 6798, and director’s letter C... Click for details

Sale Price: $6,650.00
Listed Price $9,500.00
Antique German Classical Silver Centerpiece Bowl C 1910
BZ420

German Classical 800 silver centerpiece, ca 1910. Solid oval well and curved sides with reeded rim, open basketweave, and chased and engraved ornament: Leafing scroll frames inhabited by cherubs feasting on grapes in company of a goat as well as waving torches and hoisting flower baskets overhead. Cast double-scroll end handles surmounted by cast figures of same, precariously perched and drapery-clad cherubs. Four scroll- and flower-mounted stepped supports. Gilt-washed interior. Fully marked... Click for details

Sale Price: $3,150.00
Listed Price $4,500.00
La Paglia Midcentury Modern Sterling Silver Centerpiece Bowl
BZ270

Midcentury Modern sterling silver centerpiece bowl. Made by Alphonse La Paglia (d. 1953) in New Jersey. Deep and tapering with flared rim. Raised foot with short support in the bead and ring arrangement that proved influential with other American silversmiths. Fully marked including maker’s stamp and no. 116. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 5 1/4 x D 10 1/8 in. Heavy weight: 33.3 troy ounces. #BZ270

Sale Price: $2,100.00
Listed Price $3,000.00
Tiffany Sterling Silver Centerpiece Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright
BZ155

Spare and Modern sterling silver geometric centerpiece after design by Frank Lloyd Wright. Retailed by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Large and detachable shallow cone set in small shallow cone mounted to two rows of rectangular pillars in turn mounted to square base. Fully marked including post-1967 Italian maker’s stamp (Pampaloni), retailer’s stamp, and Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation stamp. Very good condition.

Overall dimensions: H 5 7/8 x D 16 in. Heavy total weight: 96.6 troy ounces.... Click for details

Sale Price: $14,625.00
Listed Price $22,500.00
Antique French Belle Epoque Rococo Silver Jardiniere Centerpiece
BY597

Belle Epoque Rococo 950 silver jardiniere centerpiece, ca 1900. Bombe oval bowl with wide and tapering rim. Embossed twisted fluting and applied round frames (vacant) with scallop shell crown supported by winged cherubs. Elaborate end handles, each with cast figure of lunging cherub, holding drapery in one hand and flowers in the other, between leaf-wrapped double-scrolls. Four leaf-mounted scroll supports. A sumptuous homage to the 18th century. Detachable brass liner. Fully marked including... Click for details

Sale Price: $6,965.00
Listed Price $9,950.00
Antique German Rococo Silver Centerpiece Bowl C 1900
BY862

German Rococo 800 silver centerpiece, ca 1900. Ovoid and bellied bowl with leaf and flower-capped split-mounted double-scroll end handles, and four scroll-mounted supports. Exuberant leafing scrolls, layered scallop shells, and open flower-strewn diaper. Two scrolled and bead-and-reel frames (vacant). Detachable brass liner. Gilt interior. Fully marked including maker’s stamp (Bruckmann & Söhne). Very good condition with nice patina.

Dimensions: H 8 3/4 x W 17 3/4 x D 8 1/2 in. Weight... Click for details

Sale Price: $1,925.00
Listed Price $2,750.00
Sciarrotta Midcentury Modern Hand-Hammered Centerpiece Bowl
BY691

Midcentury Modern sterling silver centerpiece bowl. Made by Alfredo Sciarrotta in Newport. Curved oval on open s-scroll support. Bead and ring ornament mounted to ends. Visible hand hammering. Marked “Sciarrotta / Hand Made / Sterling / 117”. Very good condition.

Overall dimensions: H 5 3/4 x W 14 1/4 x D 7 1/4 in. Weight: 30 troy ounces. #BY691

Sale Price: $1,925.00
Listed Price $2,750.00
Antique Crichton English Edwardian Classical Lion Centerpiece Bowl
BY456

George V sterling silver bowl. Made by Lionel Alfred Crichton in London in 1912. Curved with flared rim and stepped foot. Cast lion’s head side mounts in leafing-scrolled frames with loose-mounted rings. Four cast lion couchant supports with extended forepaws. Allover spot hammering. Engraved interlaced script monogram. A beautiful Edwardian Classical centerpiece. Fully marked. Excellent condition with nice shimmer.

Overall dimensions: H 9 1/4 x W 13 x D 11 3/4 in. Heavy weight: 85.4 troy... Click for details

Sale Price: $6,650.00
Listed Price $9,500.00
Cartier Large Hand-Hammered Sterling Silver Centerpiece Revere Bowl
BY351

Large sterling silver Revere bowl, ca 1930. Retailed by Cartier in New York. Traditional form with tapering sides, curved bottom; allover spot hammering. Plain and stepped foot. Fully marked including maker’s (Old Newbury Crafters) and retailer’s stamps, no. 811, and phrase “P. Revere / Boston 1768 / Sons of Liberty / Reproduction”. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 5 3/4 x D 11 in. Weight: 34.8 troy ounces. #BY351

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