Silver Plated Epergne Stand and Ruby Glass Wrythen Trumpet Antique c 1890
A very decorative late Victorian antique silver plated epergne stand and ruby wrythen glass trumpet or horn dating from circa 1890. Made by James Deakin and Sons of the Sidney Works, Matilda Street, Sheffield England
The epergne is made of a silver plated nickel silver with a triform floriate scroll ball ended supports to a central ball ended pierced acanthus leaf shaped epergne holder. The clover leaf shaped base has a beaded rim and sits on three oblate spheroid feet. The base is approximately 5 inches (12.7cm) wide and 7 inches (17.8 cm) high.
The ruby glass (cranberry) wrythen trumpet or horn has an applied clear glass frilled rim, is 7 inches (17.8 cm) high and 4 inches (10 cm) in diameter and fits snugly into the holder.
The epergne and stand have an overall height of 11 3/4 inches and weighs 480 grammes unpacked. The glass horn is in excellent antique condition with no chips cracks nor restoration, the stand is also in good condition with some wear to the plate.
This beautiful silver plate and ruby glass epergne would look lovely as a centrepiece or or a side table or mantel piece and suitable for a spray of flowers or a single bloom.