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.
A fine Victorian ruby glass epergne, mid 19th century, a four trumpet epergne with three twist and scrolled canes supporting clear baskets, all well decorated with well crimped rims and trailing rigaree, supported upon a large circular bowl of conforming d
A fine Victorian pink and lemon vaseline glass epergne, mid 19th century, a five trumpet epergne with ruffled floral rims modulating from deep pink to clear, with trailing lemon rigaree and supported within a large bowl with a ruffle and fan shaped rim, he
A Victorian blue vaseline glass epergne, 19th century, having a central stem and three lily form trumpets with turquoise blue pointed petals modulating to white and uranium colours, applied spiral trailing foliate motifs, a circular frilled dish form base,
A fine Victorian cranberry glass epergne, 19th century, with a ruffle edged base supporting a tall central trumpet with fold over draped rims, three further trumpets and a trio of clear twist canes supporting baskets with applied spiral motifs, height 60 c
A fine Victorian cranberry and vaseline glass epergne, 19th century, a seven trumpet epergne with frilled trumpets and baskets with an optic rib decor and trailing vegetal rigaree, the baskets with distinctive finials, with glass canes and supported in a p
A Victorian pink vaseline glass epergne, 19th century, with a tall central stem, two additional trumpets, spiral canes and applied trailing decoration to a squared base with crimped edges, height 57 cm
Two Victorian vaseline glass epergnes, second half 19th century, a cranberry tipped epergne with a circular frilled base, a central stem issuing three spiral twist canes and supporting five frilled baskets with iris style undulating rims, as found; the oth
A Victorian vaseline glass epergne. Second half 19th century, in striking creamy lemon to clear lime tones with a central floral trumpet with an internal spiral motif and trailing applied clear glass embellishments, three matching side trumpets and three b
An opalescent blue and pink glass epergne with a central floral trumpet, surrounded by six trumpet shaped flower receivers and scalloped bowl to base. Height 57 cm origin: England period: Victorian, circa date: 1880
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