Late Victorian Silver Plated Centre Piece Epergne & Cut Glass Dishes
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This is a very decorative late Victorian silver plated table centerpiece or epergne with two detachable scroll floral arms holding cut glass dishes. The centre glass bowl is supported by four mythical gargoyles with paw feet. The circular base is chased with flowers, scrolls and four empty cartouche. The border is pierced and floral patterned and stands on four cast scroll pad feet.
Maker: Hammond Creake & Co, Sheffield.
Weight : 5.3KG
Condition : In very good re-plated condition.
Materials : Glass, Silver, Cut Glass, Silver Plated
Origin : English
Manufacture Date : c.1890
Berkshire, United Kingdom
Piers began his career with the good fortune of obtaining a 6 year apprenticeship with the London and New York company of silver dealers, S J Shrubsole. At the same time, he studied at the Sir John Cass School of Art and in 1979, received a City & Guild London Institute Diploma in Silversmith work...