Sale 18CN01 | Lot 248

George III Sterling Silver Epergne

Catalogue: English & Continental Furniture / Old Masters / Russian Works of Art

Lot Details

Lot 248
George III Sterling Silver Epergne
Thomas Pitts, London, 1766
The oval pierced central basket on pierced support hung with floral swags raised on four scrolling feet, surrounded by scrolling branches for four pierced dishes and four pierced hanging baskets. Height overall 12 1/2 inches (32 cm), total approximately 122 ounces.


Estimate: $7,000 - $10,000
Sold for $11,250 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Body with break loss to floral garland at one end; slight rock on base
Large basket - fully hallmarked; with loss to tip of one end; base engraved with heraldic arms; some bending to pierced work
Small baskets - with sterling and maker's mark only; each engraved heraldic crest to base; one with loss to piercing and spot of solder underside strengthening old erasure; one with break to handle; one with repairs to handle
Small dishes - with sterling and maker's mark only; each with engraved heraldic crest to base; three with ring mark from base showing to interior
Branches - with sterling and maker's mark only; good overall


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Estimate: $7,000 - $10,000
Sold for $11,250 (includes buyer's premium)

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English & Continental Furniture / Old Masters / Russian Works of Art

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