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A George III Silver nine-basket Epergne, Thomas Pitts, London, 1771
Estimate
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LOT SOLD. 34,375 USD
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178
A George III Silver nine-basket Epergne, Thomas Pitts, London, 1771
Estimate
30,00050,000
LOT SOLD. 34,375 USD
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A George III Silver nine-basket Epergne, Thomas Pitts, London, 1771
the stand on four leaf-capped scroll supports terminating in pierced shellwork feet and linked by berried-laurel swags suspended by ribbons and rosettes, repeated on ribbed center and surmounted by an oval central basket pierced with trellis and applied with rosettes spaced by laurel swags, the beaded rim with shells at angles, the eight leaf-capped scroll branches supporting four conforming oval baskets and four shallow circular baskets
fully marked on central basket and stand, small baskets and six branches with maker's mark and lion passant, two branches apparently unmarked, branches and branch sockets numbered and dot numbered
length 28in.
71.1cm
219oz 10dwt
6830g
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