An exceptional, large and impressive antique Edwardian English sterling silver centrepiece; part of our ornamental silverware collection
This large antique
Edwardian sterling silver epergne / has a plain, tapering form with a flared rim onto a plain bell shaped base. centrepiece
The main flute has a pierced decorated border, ornamented with a Chippendale style rim.
This Edwardian centrepiece retains the original six detachable sterling silver arms; three terminate with circular receivers and three terminate with hooks.
Each receiver holds one of the three impressive original removable fully hallmarked tapering flared flutes, embellished with a pierced decorated border and a Chippendale style rim.
The flutes are further ornamented with conical shaped decorated terminals.
Each hook holds an impressive original fully hallmarked
. bon bon basket
The bon bon baskets have a circular shaped form onto three impressive scroll and bead decorated shaped bracket style feet and fitted with a plain shaped handle.
The well of each basket is plain and unembellished.
The base of this Edwardian
epergne has a pierced decorated, flared foot, further ornamented with a Chippendale style rim.
antique epergne/centrepiece is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.
The centrepiece has been professionally polished.
struck to the surface and the base of the central flute, and to each of the three supporting flutes are all very clear. hallmarks
Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this piece of antique Edwardian silverware.
Width across spread 39cm/15.3"
Diameter of base 17.2cm/6.75"
Diameter of top 13.7cm/5.7"
Diameter of top 10.4cm/4.1”
71 troy ounces/2208g
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