American silver figural and floral mounted centerpiece.
- Round and curved bowl mounted to open support comprising three leafing oak shoots with acorns.
- Cast figure of standing boy holding a ball in each hand with one arm raised.
- Domed foot.
- Reeding and beading.
- Marked “Ball, Black & Co. / New York” and “289 / English Sterling”.
- Until the mid-19th century, American silver was coin standard (90% silver), but in the 1860s, American makers adopted the English sterling standard.
Wear consistent with age and use.
Height: 10 inches / 25.4 cm
Diameter: 8.75 inches / 22.23 cm
Art Nouveau, Belle Époque
Country of Origin