Centerpiece presented to Prince and Princess Albert of Belgium, October 2, 1900

 
Centerpiece presented to Prince and Princess Albert of Belgium, October 2, 1900
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  • Title :     Centerpiece presented to Prince and Princess Albert of Belgium, October 2, 1900
  • Artist:     Philippe Wolfers Designer Wolfers Frères Manufacturer
  • Accession:     TD1990.265.1
  • Country:     Belgium Brussels
  • Date:     1900
  • Dimensions:     Inches 10-1/2 12-1/2 diameter, Centimeters 26.7 31.8 diameter
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Decorative Arts and Furniture
  • Collection Theme:     Art Nouveau
  • Subject:     Metal/Metal Design , Royalty
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     TD1990.265.1.JPG
  • Tags:     Art Nouveau~Decorative Arts and Furniture
Description:
Continental silver hollow ware centerpiece in organic form with openwork repoussé design of large exotic orchid blossoms and stylized foliage; Art Nouveau style in handwrought silver and chased with original inscription and the original gilt interior.