Aesthetic Movement sterling silver compote. Wendt in New York, ca 1870. Oval bowl with engraved single-letter monogram and raised volute-scroll ends. Leaf and berry knop on short support mounted to stepped and domed foot with raised ornamental band between beaded borders. Restrained Classicism in the fashionable Greek taste ramped up at ends with calla lilies-big, bold blooms, the leaves splayed and stems banded to exterior.The perfect centerpiece for an Oscar Wilde reading. Marked "English Sterling", which is associated with Wendt, and retailer's stamp for "Braverman & Levy / San Francisco", who were in business from the 1850s to 1880s. Overall dimensions: H 11 x W 13 1/2 x D 8 1/4 in. The item "Wendt Bowl Antique Calla Lily Centerpiece Compote American Sterling Silver" is in sale since Wednesday, September 29, 2021. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Sterling Silver (. The seller is "nelson-and-nelson-antiques" and is located in New York, New York. This item can be shipped worldwide.