Georgian Epergne Centerpiece Old Sheffield English C.1820 SOLD

by Louis Wine

Old Sheffield Epergne, English C.1820.The circular base stand on 4 foliage knuckle foliage supports, rosette foliate rim, base and central section of acanthus foliage design, fern like arm supports, supporting a large anglo irish cut glass bowl, the arms supporting 4 smaller matching bowls. All arms numbered and corresponding numbered slots. Overall superlative condition. No plating loss and no chips to bowls. Height: 14 inches, width 24.5 inches with bowls. Last image shows `fold over’ silver process used for Old Sheffield Plate.

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Old Sheffield Epergne, English C.1820.The circular base stand on 4 foliage knuckle foliage supports, rosette foliate rim, base and central section of acanthus foliage design, fern like arm supports, supporting a large anglo irish cut glass bowl, the arms supporting 4 smaller matching bowls. All arms numbered and corresponding numbered slots. Overall superlative condition. No plating loss and no chips to bowls. Height: 14 inches, width 24.5 inches with bowls. Last image shows `fold over’ silver process used for Old Sheffield Plate.

Louis Wine

Louis Wine Ltd., Toronto specialists in Antique Silver , Antique Jewellery & Decorative Arts, are a 4th generation family business.Louis Wine (1865-1946) founded the company in Dublin, Ireland in 1880. Louis Wine began selling to silver collectors in Dublin from a shop in historic Wellington Quay. In 1908, he located on Dublin's fashionable Grafton Street. To the firm came the worlds leading Georgian Silver collectors. Pieces by Paul de Lamerie, Paul Storr, Hester Bateman and Irish Georgian Silver were constantly on display. Our gallery run by Richard (Louis Wine's great grandson) at 150 Cumberland Street (Yorkville), Toronto, displays a range of fine Antique Silver, Old Sheffield Plate, Antique Jewellery & Decorative Arts from the 18th-20th century, including Bateman, Storr, Ramsden, Tiffany, Knox, Liberty, Jensen, Christopher Dresser.