Surtout de table or table centerpieces. French. They just don’t make them like this anymore.

Surtout de table à la Pagode in finely chiseled vermeil. Composed of a large plate, covered by a mirror and surrounded by balustrades surmounted by covered urns running alongside four small removable basins opening onto two flights of steps flanked by dolphins and, on the sides, onto two fountains with mascarons in the middle of rushes. There is an open pagoda in the center with leafy uprights and an openwork roof with a Meissen porcelain musician in the center. 1873 to 1900. French. Boin Taburet, maker. Maker’s marks: Goldsmith’s signature BOIN TABURET à PARIS. Image © proantic.com. Fair use license. via https://www.proantic.com/magazine/surtout-de-table-a-la-pagode/
Surtout de Table in cast and gilt bronze with hand engraving, cut glass, and silver-mirrored glass. Similar to one used at the wedding banquet of Napoleon and Empress Marie-Louise. ca. 1810. French. Pierre-Philippe Thomire, maker (1751-1843). Image © Cooper Hewitt Museum. Fair use license. via https://www.cooperhewitt.org/2018/09/05/surtout-de-table-sustenance-of-political-power/
Central section of a surtout de table of centerpiece for a table of a hundred guests with the theme of France distributing crowns of glory. Galvanic bronze and silver-plated bronze, electroplated. Originally silver-plated, its present color, rough areas, and blisters are due to the terrible fire that destroyed the Tuileries palace during the Commune in 1871. Neoclassical. 1852-1858, commissioned in 1852 by the future Napoleon III. French. François Gilbert, Georges Diebolt, and Pierre-Louis Rouillard, sculptors. Made in Paris by Christofle. Image © MAD, the  Musée des Arts Décoratifs. Fair use license. via https://madparis.fr/central-section-of-a-centerpiece-for-a-table-of-a-hundred-guests-france

Silver wine trolleys. Just the thing if the sommelier just resigned and the butler can’t fill in.

Wine serving trolley with two bowls atop the handled cart. ca. 1920. English. Silver plate. Image © 2002-2021 LiveAuctioneers. Fair use license. via https://www.liveauctioneers.com/item/97889804_english-silverplate-wine-serving-trolley
Wine trolley formed as a chariot, the sides with beaded borders above applied and engraved grapevine. The reverse engraved with Bacchus seated on a barrel engraved with the initials “AM” and raising a glass, all raised on two large back wheels decorated wtih flowers and foliage and centered with lion marks. Small front wheel on fixed double-scroll axel headed by an open-mouthed lion head and a twisted strap handle. ca. 1885. French. Silver. Maker’s marks: The body with a maker’s mark and French control mark. Front axel with a French control mark. Made in Paris by Fray Fils. Image © 2020 Sotheby’s. Fair use license. via https://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/ecatalogue/2010/19th-century-furniture-sculpture-ceramics-silver-and-works-of-art-n08627/lot.36.html
Silver plated wine trolley with two cut-glass decanters. 19th c. English. Maker not known. Image © 2021 Heritage Auctions. Fair use license. via https://fineart.ha.com/itm/silver-and-vertu/hollowware/an-english-silver-plated-wine-trolley-with-two-cut-glass-decanters-19th-century14-h-x-16-3-4-w-x-6-3-8-d-inches-356-x-4-total-/a/5281-61832.s
Wine trolley adorned with a grapevine motif. ca. 1890. French. Silver plate over bronze. Christofle, maker. Maker’s marks for “CHRFISTOFLE”. Image © 1stdibs.com, Inc. 2021. Fair use license. via https://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/dining-entertaining/sheffield-silverplate/christofle-silver-plate-wine-trolley/id-f_11377261/

Little accent pieces for your hall table from the height of various décor enthusiams from a little bit back, 1800 to 1900 to be exact. French. Various designers and makers.

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Vase. Chinoiserie. ca. 1900. French. Enamel with gilt bronze mounts in the motif of fô dogs and bamboo branches. Attributed to Edouard Lièvre. Image © 1stdibs, Inc. 2020. Fair use license. via https://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/decorative-objects/vases-vessels/vases/rare-cloisonne-enamel-vase-gilt-bronze-mounts-france-attributed-to-lievre/i

Teapot in the design of a stylized hare, the handle having spinning top attachments and ivory insulators and the cover with a ball grip. Japonisme. 1876-1877. Made in Paris.
Teapot in the design of a stylized hare, the handle having spinning top attachments and ivory insulators and the cover with a ball grip. Japonisme, inspired by a Japanese bronze. 1876-1877. Metal. Made in Paris by Christofle after an Emile Reiber design. Stamped “Christofle” and “959661.” Image © CHRISTIE’S 2020. Fair use license. via https://www.christies.com/lotfinder/Lot/theiere-lievre-en-metal-argente-par-christofle-6168745-details.aspx

Bronze candelabra made with antique French doré bronze and Chinese Export porcelain. Orientalist.
Bronze candelabra made with antique French doré bronze and Chinese Export porcelain, with three hand chiseled ormolu elephants supporting each candelabra. Orientalist. ca. 1880. French. Designed by Edouard Lièvre. Made and signed by Ferdinand Barbedienne. Image © 1stdibs, Inc. 2020. Fair use license. via https://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/dining-entertaining/porcelain/pair-of-porcelain-dore-bronze-candelabra-barbedienne-edouard-lievre/id-f_2690473/

Silver tableware from French firm Christofle. Both of these antique but Christofle is still there.

Gargoyle toothpick holder. Antique. Silver plate.
Gargoyle toothpick holder. Antique. Silver plate. Image courtesy Antiques Of River Oaks, Houston. © 1998-2019 Ruby Lane, Inc. Fair use license. via https://www.rubylane.com/item/1061514-0015-6765/Christofle-Gargoyle-Silver-Toothpick-Holder

Figural centerpiece.  ca. 1873 Silver plate.
Figural centerpiece, cast with four classical maidens holding aloft a circular tapering bowl. ca. 1873 Silver plate. base rim engraved Christofle, underside numbered. Image © 2002-2019 LiveAuctioneers. Fair use license. via https://www.liveauctioneers.com/item/8583281_397-a-large-christofle-silver-plated-figural-centerpie