I.Franks is pleased to offer a fine range of antique sterling silver Centrepieces from the Victorian period. All of our antique, Victorian silver Centrepieces can be purchased online, or from our shop in the London Silver Vaults and come with a certificate of authenticity, guaranteed by our membership of LAPADA. Please click on an image of any of the Victorian Centrepieces to see a larger picture.
Hallmarked In 1895
Hallmarked in Sheffield, 1895 by Martin Hall & Co. This attractive, Antique, Sterling Silver Centrepiece, features pierced decoration to the stand and dish, and shaped gadroon borders. The centrepiece measures 10.5 inches (26.5cm) tall, by 16 inches (41cm) wide, and weighs 78.9 troy ounces (2454g).
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Hallmarked In 1850
Hallmarked in London, 1850 by Savoury Brothers, this is a splendid Antique Victorian, Sterling Silver Centrepiece. The triangular base stands on three applied feet with floral decoration. There is a crest on one of the base panels. The three candle branches take on an organic form with flower and leaf design. The central cut glass bowl has fan shaped cutting forming a jagged edge. The bowl has diameter of 10"(25.5cm) and a depth of 4"(10cm). The centrepiece itself is 15"(38.5cm) tall and 15"(38.5cm) across. The base is 8"(20cm) in diameter. The silver weight of the piece is 60.46 troy ounces.
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Hallmarked In 1900
Hallmarked in London in 1900 by Elkington & Co., this impressive, Victorian, Antique, Sterling Silver Centrepiece, could be used as a trophy, a wine cooler, or as an oversized beer tankard. The centrepiece stands on thee recumbent lion feet, their front paws resting on balls, and features chased acanthus and scroll decoration throughout, and a lion rampant finial holding a vacant shield. The centrepiece measures 13"(33cm) tall, by 7.5"(19cm) in diameter, by 11"(28cm) handle to rim and weighs 90 troy ounces.
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Hallmarked In 1892
Hallmarked in London in 1892 by Elkington & Co. This heavy and impressive Antique, Victorian, Sterling Silver Set of Three Bowls sits on its original Mirror Plateau base. The bowls and plateau feature borders modelled as a classical Roman frieze. The mirror plateau is shaped to fit the bowls and stands on lion’s paw feet. The plateau measures 29"(74cm) wide and 16”(40cm) deep. The bowls feature half fluting with gilt interiors and stand on pedestal bases. The central bowl is oval and measures 12.5"(32cm) wide, 11"(28cm) deep and 5”(13cm) tall. The two side bowls are round and measure 6"(15cm) in diameter and 3.5"(9cm) tall. The three bowls, together, have a weight of 95.2 troy ounces.
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Hallmarked In 1876
Hallmarked in London in 1876 by Robert Hennell III, this wonderful, Victorian, Antique, Sterling Silver Centrepiece, was originally the Warwick Cup race trophy, and stands on a wooden plinth with a beaded band and engraved presentation inscription. The front of the trophy is beautifully chased with a scene depicting Warwick castle, and the other side of the trophy is engraved with the coat of arms for Lord Edward Heneage, the 1st Baron Heneage. The centrepiece measures 31"(80cm) tall, by 21"(54cm) wide, by 16"(41cm) deep, and the silver weighs 168 troy ounces. The presentation inscription reads "Warwick September Meeting - 1876 - The Warwick Cup - Won by - Mr Heneage's 'Freeman'"
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Hallmarked In 1854
Hallmarked in London in 1854 by George Angell, this sublime Antique, Victorian, Sterling Silver Centrepiece features three large cast mythological figures. Its not clear who they depict. One is a man with with a hammer and anvil, perhaps Hephaestus, god of Blacksmiths. The other two are ladies, one with a quill and scroll, perhaps Clio, the muse of history, the other with her arms simply raised, a pose typical of Aprhodite, god of love and wife of Hephaestus. The centrepiece supports a central cut glass glass bowl surrounded with 6 branches for candles, decorated with acanthus leaves. The cut corner triangular base stands on large acanthus, shell and scroll feet. The centrepiece measures 28"(71cm) tall, by 15"(38cm) wide and deep, and weighs 229 troy ounces.
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Hallmarked In 1868
Hallmarked in Birmingham in 1868 by Elkington & Co. This magnificent centrepiece was presented to Captain George Tryon (later Admiral) in recognition of his important role in the Abyssinia Expedition to free missionaries and representatives of the British Government, who had been imprisoned by Emperor Tewodros II of Ethiopia. Tryon acted as the transport officer to Annesley Bay for troops and supplies heading to Abyssinia with General Robert Napier’s expedition. He was given the Companionship of the Bath by her Majesty Queen Victoria as a reward for his services, and presented with this monumental centrepiece decorated with scenes depicting his activities in the campaign. The centrepiece stands on a mirror plateau which in turn stands on a wooden base with silver plaques and anchors. The overall height is 31.5” (80cm). The base diameter is 23”(59cm).
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