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 George IV sterling silver four branch epergne stand heavily decorated with embossed vine leaves, scrolls and shells, engraved with a crest by Daniel Holy & Co, Sheffield, 1827, 33 cm high, 54 cm wide, 3680 grams, Provenance: Property originally of Th
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 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
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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