They stand on concave triangular base set in same with satyr-head monopodia joined by garlands, and in turn mounted to plain and larger same base on volute capital supports. A great "goddess" centerpiece with ethereal barefoot maids in chaste drapery that reflects the English discovery of Greek art in the early 19th century. In the late 1970s, Nelson Rockefeller commissioned reproductions of works from his vast art collection, of which this is an example.The original was made by Paul Storr in London in 1808-9. The Metropolitan Museum of Art owns a similar one made in 1814-5.
Marked "Mottahedeh / Sterling / Portugal / No 3" with phrase "The Nelson Rockefeller Collection". Excellent condition with nice toning. Dimensions: H 12 3/4 x D 10 1/2 in.
Heavy total weight: 135.5 troy ounces. The item "Regency Centerpiece Nelson Rockefeller Collection Gilt Sterling Silver" is in sale since Friday, April 16, 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.