Pair of Wallace Sterling Silver Centerpieces Bowls Possibly in Grande Baroque Pattern
Lovely pair of sterling silver centerpieces / fruit-bowls, by Wallace, possibly in the Grande Baroque pattern. Measuring larger bowl 13 inches long, 10 inches wide, and 3.6 inches tall and smaller one 8.2 inches wide. Weighing together 31.7 troy ounces. Bearing hallmarks as shown.
Wallace Silversmiths is a major American manufacturer of sterling silver. The company was founded by Robert Wallace. He was the son of Scottish immigrant and silversmith James Wallace, who had immigrated in the late 18th century. Robert Wallace became an apprentice to Captain William Mix, at the Meriden Britannia Co. Robert Wallace died in 1892, and the sons and son-in-law continued the business. It grew to be the largest manufacturer of flat tableware in the world, designing several famous patterns including the Grande Baroque pattern in 1941.
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