Learn about Epergne

A table centrepiece, which may have a large central bowl or dish, and a series of smaller bowls suspended from a central stem or branches, with the smaller bowls used to display sweetmeats. Some of the grander examples were made in silver, but epergnes were also made in ceramic and glass.
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A George V silver epergne centrepiece, with a central trumpet vase with scalloped mouth framed by three smaller conforming vases issuing from a central orb raised upon a circular domed base. Birmingham 1914. Height 27.5 cm

Electroplated silver epergne, 19th century, with an etched glass trumpet shaped flower holder above a circular dish, the spreading triangular column set with winged horses, on square stepped feet, marked HW&C. Height 50 cm

A Victorian Sterling Silver and cut glass epergne, Mathew Boulton, Birmingham date marks rubbed 255gms 36 cm high

George VI hallmarked sterling silver four flutes epergne. Birmingham 1938, makers mark rubbed. Weighted base separated but available. Height 26 cm

A substantial sterling silver cricket presentation epergne Stephen Smith, London, circa 1873 supporting five etched glass cups and central etched glass platter, the base inscribed Presented to / M.A.Troughton.E.s.q. / 26th August, 1874 / by the / Right Hon

A fine and important sterling silver presentation palm-tree centrepiece by Joachim Matthias Wendt of Adelaide, Australian, circa 1880, Inscribed ‘Presented to The Mayoress of Adelaide Mrs J. Lavington Bonython, by the citizens in recognition of many gracef

A sterling silver epergne. 1901 London, with maker's marks for Mappin Bros, of pleasing plain form, a slender trumpet with a floriform rim and upon a conforming and weighted base, having four radiating arms to the lower stem holding removable trumpets, wit

Antique four trumpet sterling silver epergne, 32 cm high, marked for Chester 1910-11, approx 790 grams

Large George V sterling silver epergne with 7 trumpets, hallmarked Birmingham 1914, 30 cm high

Small Edwardian sterling silver epergne, hallmarks rubbed, circa 1903, 18 cm high

George V sterling silver epergne hallmarked Birmingham 1915, with presentation engraving, 20 cm high approx

A fine quality George III sterling silver epergne by Thomas Powell, London 1764. 35 cm high, approximately 46 cm wide, weight 3.86kg

Chinese silver export ware epergne consisting a central trumpet and three surrounding trumpets. Height 26 cm. Weight 230g

An Edwardian silver table epergne, the fitted central trumpet above three smaller slot-in trumpets, all on a spreading circular base. Chester 1903

A figural silver plated and cut crystal epergne, circa 1900, the cut crystal bowl above two maidens sitting back to back against a central pillar one bearing a wreath of peace the other bearing the sword of war all sitting on an ovoid base with mask head a

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