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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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Belle Epoque Rococo 950 silver jardiniere. Made by Edmond Tetard in France, and imported to Scotland in 1898 by Edward & Sons in Glasgow. Oval and bellied with asymmetrical and open rim. Chased flowers, leaves, and shells, and leaf-bordered cartouches (vacant). Four twisting flutes flowing into open scrolled supports. Gilt-washed interior. Detachable silver-plated liner with gilt interior and fixed end pulls. A fresh and pretty turn-of-the-century centerpiece. French marks comprise maker’s... Click for details

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

Victorian Classical sterling silver centerpiece. Made by Robert Garrard in London in 1863. Lobed oval-shaped bowl interspersed with flowers. Open and twisting leaf-mounted end handles with cast figures of fairy enchantresses, their loose drapery revealing bare bosoms and shapely limbs. Bowl supported by 4 cast cherubs who bend and stagger under the weight, their backs turned to a coiled serpent. Lobed oval base on 4 volute-scroll supports base. Beaded, guilloche, and leaf borders. Oval... Click for details

Sale Price: $61,750.00
Listed Price $95,000.00

American Edwardian Regency sterling silver centerpiece bowl, ca 1910. Deep and tapering bowl, and turned-down, pierced, and scrolled rim with garlands, leaves, and flower-inset pelta shields. Foot raised with engraved leafing scrolls and flowers. Fully marked including Black, Starr & Frost stamp, phrase “Exclusive Design”, and no. 3559. Very good condition with deep patina.

Dimensions: H 7 1/2 x D 12 1/4 in. Weight: 39.5 troy ounces. #BW192

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

English Georgian Regency sterling silver bowl. Made by Rebecca Emes and Edward Barnard in London, ca 1830. Bellied bowl with chased and stippled leaf and flower bowl. Concave neck and turned-down leaf-and-dart rim. Leaf-capped and -wrapped side handles with oak branch mounts. Short knopped support with egg-and-dart and leaf-and dart borders on lobed and stippled foot with applied leaves. Plain and square base. Opulent Classical centerpiece for flowers or wine. Marks worn. Excellent condition... Click for details

Sale Price: $6,300.00
Listed Price $9,000.00

Midcentury Modern sterling silver swan-form bowl. Ovoid with lobed wings and pointy upturned tail. S-scroll neck and volute-scroll head terminating in bill. A capacious and semi-abstract centerpiece. Fully marked including stamp for Mexican maker C. Zurita. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 8 3/4 x L 10 1/2 x W 7 7/8 in. Weight: 21 troy ounces. #BW143

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

Beautiful German sterling silver swan bowl with rare glass liner. A nice-sized bird with twisting s-scroll neck, closed bill, and direct expression. Gently protuberant haunches and webbed feet in glide mode. Fine delineation of feathers from scaly neck to downy wing plumes. Liner is frosted with scalloped rim. Silver marked “Sterling 925 Fine / Germany” with stamp for Israel Freeman & Son Ltd in London. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 9 1/2 x W 10 1/2 x D 6 in. Weight (silver only): 32... Click for details

Sale Price: $4,550.00
Listed Price $6,500.00

Victorian brilliant-cut glass and sterling silver punch bowl. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1890. Tapering sides with zigzag flutes forming 6-point star inset with sunbursts and diaper. Turned-down collar applied with rinceaux-scrolled fruiting grapevine. Engraved interlaced script monogram. Marked “Tiffany & Co Makers Sterling Silver”. Very good condition. Dimensions: H 7 1/4 x D 16 3/4 in.

With: Victorian brilliant-cut glass and silver-plated ladle. Curved and reeded shaft with... Click for details

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

Pair of dramatic sterling silver seafood serving bowls. Made by Buccellati in Italy. Each: Two joined scallop-shells bowls on scallop-shell supports. A traditional form enlivened by the figure of an octopus squatting in the center, its curled and tangled legs draped over the bowls. A graphic contrast between the scales and suckers of the octopus and the controlled and stylized ornament on the shells. Very original. Beautiful craftsmanship.

Fully marked including “Buccellati” stamp and... Click for details

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

Edwardian Regency sterling silver centerpiece bowl in Adam pattern. Made by Shreve & Co. in San Francisco, ca 1915. Plain and solid well with tapering sides. Wide shoulder with Classical vases on open rondels joined by leaf swags on pierced fern ground. Scrolled rim. Fully marked including maker’s stamp and no. 9973. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 1 3/8 x D 13 3/4 in. Weight: 29.5 troy ounces. #BV660

Sale Price: $1,750.00
Listed Price $2,500.00

Pair of enchanting silver swans. Each: Ovoid body with webbed feet, soft haunches, articulated neck, and graceful head with glass eyes and gaping bill. Gorgeous plumage from imbricated neck to erect tail feathers. Wings hinged and body hollow for flowers and treats. Marked “833”. Very likely the work of Manuel Alcino, a Portuguese silversmith famous for animals. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 12 1/2 x L 14 x W 6 in. Wingspan: 12 3/4 in. Total weight: 93 troy ounces. #BV601

Sale Price: $12,675.00
Listed Price $19,500.00

English sterling silver wine cooler. Made by James Barclay Hennell in London in 1879. Round and curved bowl with beaded rim and lion’s head mounts with loose-mounted rings at sides. Leafing scrollwork on beaded ground, and two scrolled and bead-and-reel frames with trefoil mounts. In one the horses amble contentedly in the enclosed paddock. In the other they have broken out and run wild without order or direction. Elegant and nimble thoroughbreds illustrating a very Victorian moral. Plain... Click for details

Sale Price: $55,250.00
Listed Price $85,000.00

Woodsy sterling silver serving stand. Open and entwined branch shaft supporting 3 graduated tiers, comprising irregularly arranged leaves of various sizes and curlicue tendrils. A show-stopping greenery-silvery centerpiece. Marked “Buccellati / Italy / Sterling” with post-1967 Italian stamp for Mabuti. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 21 1/2 x W 20 x D 20 in. Weight: 168 troy ounces. #BV720

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