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Sterling Holloware: Compotes

Antique Sterling Silver Compote

An antique sterling silver compote is the perfect addition to your antique silver collection. These gorgeous dishes would hold items such as fruit, sweets, and nuts. You’d even find magnificent and luxurious items such as caviar in these beautiful and stunning sterling silver compotes. Nelson & Nelson has been in business for 45 years; we’re a small business in New York City that specializes in antiques. We have a wide range of sterling silver antiques, so browse through our website or visit our store in the city. We handpick the best of the best antiques for our clients. More than anything else, we take pride in the sterling silver we offer.

Sterling Holloware: Compotes (10)


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Tiffany American Art Deco Sterling Silver Footed Bowl C 1914
BZ532

Art Deco sterling silver footed bowl. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1914. Shallow and octagonal with flat rim; raised and stepped support. Fully marked including maker’s stamp, pattern no. 18780 (first produced in 1914), and director’s letter m. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 2 x W 8 7/8 x D 8 1/4 in. Weight: 16 troy ounces. #BZ532

Sale Price: $1,050.00
Listed Price $1,500.00
American Midcentury Modern Danish-Style Sterling Silver Compote
BY822

American Midcentury Modern sterling silver compote. Round bowl with wide and flat rim and domed foot. Support in form of four cast vertical acanthus leaves. A stylish Danish-influenced design by an unknown maker. Marked “Sterling” with initials RF in chamfered rectangles. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 5 1/2 x D 6 1/2 in. Weight: 8 troy ounces. #BY822

Sale Price: $420.00
Listed Price $600.00
Tall Danish Midcentury Modern Classical Sterling Silver Compote
BY987

Danish Midcentury Modern sterling silver compote. Wide and round bowl mounted to shaft with understated Classical ornament: Urn with bold and stylized leaf-and-dart ornament on sides, in turn mounted to baluster with half fluting; wavy borders. Domed foot. Visible hand hammering. Fully marked including maker’s stamp for Roif Fritiof Bratland, who was active from 1956-73, as well as no. 85A. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 11 3/4 x D 10 1/2 in. Weight: 33 troy ounces. #BY987

Sale Price: $3,850.00
Listed Price $5,500.00
DeMatteo Midcentury Modern Sterling Silver Compote
BZ145

Midcentury Modern sterling silver compote. Made by William G. DeMatteo in Bergenfield, New Jersey. Round and wide bowl on twisted shaft mounted to domed and beaded foot. Mounted to bowl underside is floral band comprising seed-spilling buds. Visible hand hammering. Marked “Sterling” with maker’s stamp. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 6 5/8 x D 6 3/4 in. Weight: 12.5 troy ounces. #BZ145

Sale Price: $696.50
Listed Price $995.00
Super Stylish Italian Art Deco Sterling Silver and Bakelite Compote
BY685

Super stylish Art Deco sterling silver compote. Round bowl with flared rim and curved and tapering sides. Ovoid support with Bakelite band to round foot with same. Visible hand hammering with nice shimmer. Italian marks (1934-44) including unidentified Roman maker’s stamp (14 Roma) and Milan retailer’s stamp (Fratelli Veneziani). Good condition. Bakelite crack on foot.

Dimensions: H 5 x D 9 3/4 in. Gross weight: 22 troy ounces. #BY685

Sale Price: $1,050.00
Listed Price $1,500.00
Pair of Antique Tiffany American Classical Sterling Silver Compotes
BY667

Pair of Victorian Classical sterling silver compotes. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Each: Round solid well and concave sides with pierced leafing scrollwork; raised foot. Rims have applied leafing scrollwork and buds that suggest the influence of Chrysanthemum. Fully marked including maker’s stamp, pattern no. 8743, and director’s letter T (1892-1902). Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 2 3/4 x D 9 1/2 in. Total weight: 34 troy ounces. #BY667

Sale Price: $2,800.00
Listed Price $4,000.00
New York Classical Centerpiece Compote by John Wendt for Ball, Black
BW520

Classical sterling silver compote. Made by John Wendt for Ball, Black in New York, ca 1870. Round and curved bowl mounted to open support comprising three leafing oak shoots with acorns inset with cast figure of standing boy holding a ball in each hand with one arm raised. Domed foot. Reeding and beading.

A fashionable centerpiece evocative of youth and growth. The figure suggests the influence of the Dancing Faun, the ancient statue in the Uffizi in Florence that was a grand tour icon. The... Click for details

Sale Price: $3,465.00
Listed Price $4,950.00
Antique Gorham American Classical Sterling Silver Compote 1876
BT839

American Classical sterling silver compote. Made by Gorham in Providence in 1876. Bellied bowl with leaf-mounted c-scroll side handles and knopped stem flowing into round and raised foot. Low-relief ornament on stippled ground. Bowl has wraparound frieze with garlands, leafing volute scrolls, and leaf-ornamented columns between tête à tête gryphons. On foot rim is a garland held up by dancing putti. Bowl interior gilt.

Fully marked including maker's stamp, location "Union Square N.Y.", no.... Click for details

Sale Price: $3,150.00
Listed Price $4,500.00
Early Tiffany Sterling Silver Greek Revival Classical Kylix Compote
BR256

Greek Revival sterling silver footed bowl. Made by Grosjean & Woodward for Tiffany & Co. at 550 Broadway in New York. Bowl wide and shallow with flat fretwork rim. Ornament applied to exterior: Medallions inset with male youth heads surrounded by leaf-and-berry branches. Bowl underside center has petal lobing to which are mounted two side handles with stylized leaf-caps on split volute scroll terminals. Cylindrical support flowing into domed foot with chased leaf-and-berry bunches alternating... Click for details

Sale Price: $1,925.00
Listed Price $2,750.00
Antique Tiffany Sterling Silver Bird Bath Classical Compote
BQ978

Classical sterling silver bird bath compote. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Shallow bowl with turned-down rim and raised foot. Two cast bird figures with voluminous plumage and flamboyant crowns perch on bowl rim, ready to cluck and flap and flutter. Stylized and raised ornament on rim, including leaf-and-dart and dentil. Fully marked with pre-1875 pattern no. 3739 and directors’ letter M (1873-91). Very good condition with deep patina.

Overall dimensions: H 5 1/4 x W 11 1/4 x D 9 3/8... Click for details

Sale Price: $3,150.00
Listed Price $4,500.00
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