Centerpieces with inserts made from colorful opaline glass. Mostly French and created between 1830 and 1850. Very popular when Louis-Philippe of Orleans ruled France (1830-1848).

Silver plated centerpiece with a triangular base with four “puttini” , castings, placed in a sitting position with the stem, also castings, richly decorated with leaf motifs. Opaline glass bowl with wavy edges in shades of green. 1830-1850. French. Louis-Philippe of Orleans in style. Maker not known. Image © 1stdibs, Inc. 2020. Fair use license. via https://www.1stdibs.co.uk/furniture/dining-entertaining/sheffield-silverplate/louis-philippe-french-silver-plated-opaline-glass-bowl-centerpiece/id-f_14817642/
Centerpiece with a peach colored opaline glass bowl with an undulating rim, the body enameled with flowers. Mounted with gilded bronze Dore mounts. Probably mid 19th c. French. Maker not known. Image © 1998-2020 Ruby Lane, Inc. Fair use license. via https://www.rubylane.com/item/513876-1785/Antique-French-Peach-Opaline-Glass-Centrepiece
Green opaline glass with silver plated mounts in the form of two rampant lions holding balls on a triangular base. Antique. Maker not known. Image © 2002-2020 LiveAuctioneers and Prime Auction Gallery Inc, Pasadena. Fair use license. via https://www.liveauctioneers.com/item/86383267_green-opaline-glass-and-silverplated-centerpiece

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