You are about to subscribe to the online version of Carter's Price Guide to Antiques and Collectables. I really appreciate your input. I'm so glad to know about your blog and your wonderful historic home. Richard I don't have a single epergne. . Please note that we are unable to respond to questions regarding history, valuation or sale of antique and collectable items.
At this time we have been unable to locate the source of the new epergnes or whether other styles and colors are available. The mixture of cranberry parts with rubena is also highly irregular and cause by itself for extra close scrutiny. I have done this, arranged them with flowers and pictured them in this blog. Subscriptions will be charged to your credit card in Australian dollars. Hi Richard, I have a Victorian Epergne made of Opal with blue trims. I did all the arrangements in this Blog Post from that hand full of flowers. Shaft supports same larger tray.
Thank you for stopping by and leaving the kind comment the other day. Made by William Vere and John Lutwyche in London in 1765. Four foliate feet surmounted by four foliate scrolls supporting four branches and central trellised canopy. For library subscription rates please. He is thought to have worked beteen 1756 and1773, which gives a good indication of the dat. A salesmen sample or child's toy Epergne Stevens and Williams, Amberina Glass with stering base.
I went chrome a while back and it created some other problems, so reverted back. A large center trumpet and three smaller trumpets are rubena clear glass shading to red. Epergnes have long been collected by Antique lovers, decorators and Museums. Also, thanks for stopping by and your suggestion on updating google. I have a picture to show you how many. By the 1870s the general form was a taller center trumpet surrounded by shorter outward spreading trumpets. The translation seems to have lost something.
This is a pretty clear picture of what an Epergne is. My best thing in life is my little beagle girl,Sissy. Descriptions, images and price ranges are included for reference purposes. They make beautiful, easy centerpieces. Bases for the trumpets were generally glass dishes but could also be mirrored plateaus.
I have came up with a real easy solution for that. Four flower-wrapped ribbed and scrolled arms, each supporting a square tray with plain well, wide repousse shoulder, and scrolled and reeded rim. Early French Opaline glass with bronge and marble base. The piece aroused suspicion because the glass seemed too heavy and the red areas had too much purple. When my collections grow up they want to be just like yours! Again, love your taste and enjoy looking at your beautiful pictures.
Hi Richard, I very much enjoyed this informative post. Also from body extend 4 upper branches, each terminating in hook from which hangs 1 circular trellised silver basket with curvilinear rim and swing handle. Top of dish diameter about 14. . 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. Latter versions, were more often than not, used as floral centerpieces. Reproduction Epergne with Hanging Baskets on Market A subscriber found this epergne with baskets at an auction house in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Pierced diaper pattern and applied, chased, and repousse dense flowers, leaves, and shells. The main thing is, don't be afraid to use your Epergnes. I've already spent time going through your older posts, and found them all educational and highly entertaining. There is nothing easier in the world to arrange flowers in, than an Epergne. This site is a price guide to antiques and collectables, and the items displayed are not being offered for sale, as all items displayed on the site have been previously sold.
This fact, however, was not mentioned when the epergne was offered for sale. A masterpiece of late Victorian silver. From body extend 4 lower branches, each terminating in support holding 1 clear and cut glass bowl with curvilinear rim encircled with silver reeding and foliage. The original Epergne, was used to hold any type of food or desert. Things got better after I posted so that is why I deleted it. Green Opalescent Victorian Single Flute Epergne with Candy Canes and 2 Hanging Baskets, Great Vivid Color.
Could you shoot me a picture? Do you know what are these epergnes called as I can not find anything similar on the internet, and how much it is worth. Baluster shaft with ribbed floral flange quadrilateral raised base with 4 scallop shell-capped supports. Epergnes have been used throughout history as decorative centerpieces and are intended for use on a dining table. Epergnes create a charming display for your guests to gaze upon and select various finger foods from. Buy, sell and value in over 150+ specialist categories. I went out into the garden last night and picked a small hand full of garden flowers.