A GERMAN SILVER ART NOUVEAU FIGURAL CENTERPIECE, CIRCA 1900
the matching base supporting three large lily pad dishes centered by a water lily topped by a detachable female figure holding an iris
marked on top of base and on an iris leaf, the maker's mark possibly that of Wilhelm Muller, Berlin
116 oz 15 dwt
Some repairs and splits to central water lily where the figure screws in. Iris with some repairs to leaves and petals. One of the applied flowers at base lacking two petals.
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