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German Antique Silver Centrepiece UK
German Antique Silver Centrepiece UK German Antique Silver Centrepiece UK German Antique Silver Centrepiece UK German Antique Silver Centrepiece UK German Antique Silver Centrepiece UK German Antique Silver Centrepiece UK German Antique Silver Centrepiece UK German Antique Silver Centrepiece UK German Antique Silver Centrepiece UK German Antique Silver Centrepiece UK German Antique Silver Centrepiece UK German Antique Silver Centrepiece UK German Antique Silver Centrepiece UK German Antique Silver Centrepiece UK German Antique Silver Centrepiece UK

German Silver Centrepiece - Art Nouveau - Antique Circa 1910

£10,950.00

A magnificent, fine and impressive, large antique German silver Art Nouveau centrepiece; an addition to our ornamental silverware collection

SKU C7542

This magnificent antique German silver centrepiece has an oval rounded form.


The exceptional bowl is embellished with impressive panels of pierced and embossed spiralling fruiting vine ornamentation, flanking a central oval embossed decorated scrolling leaf style oval rosette.


The rim of the body and plain swept pedestal foot are each encompassed with applied tied reed decorated borders.


Either side of this large antique silver centrepiece is fitted with impressive elevated loop style handles, embellished with compressed spiralling upper terminals incorporating Art Nouveau style garland designs.


The magnificent German silver bowl surmounts an impressive stand, ornamented with panels of pieced and embossed decorated laurel foliage designs.


Either end of the stand bears further oval rosette designs, replicating those to the bowl.


The decoration to the substantial base incorporates two vacant oval cartouches, emanating to a three-dimensional collar design.


These collar motifs bridge a further impressive tied reed decorated border, and continue to two of the four bracket style feet, all in the organic Art Nouveau style.


The hallmarks struck to the rim of this magnificent piece include:

Maker's mark: M. H. Wilkens & Sohne

Silver quality/purity mark: .880 (880/1000)

National mark: Crescent moon and crown


By virtue of its size, this versatile vessel could accommodate a multitude of champagne bottles, flowers or fruit, in addition to being an imposing table centrepiece.


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Maker: M. H. Wilkens & Söhne

This German antique silver centrepiece is a magnificent gauge of silver, magnificent quality and in magnificent presentation condition.

The pierced and applied decoration is all very sharp.

The German hallmarks to the rim of each component are very clear.


Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this example of Art Nouveau silverware.


Height 44.2cm/17.4"

Height of bowl 35.1cm/13.8"

Length across handles 50.2cm/19.8"

Width of bowl 24.4cm/9.6"

Length of stand 59.5cm/23.4"

Width of stand 39.2cm/15.4"


160 troy ounces/4977g


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