Maker’s mark of Francis Boone Thomas
Height: 44 cm, 17 ½ in.
Width: 52.5 cm, 20 ½ in.
Depth: 48 cm, 18 7/8 in.
Weight: 7583.65 gr., 243 oz. 16 dwt.
George C. Birlant & Co.. Charleston, South Carolina.
Estate of Aubrey Hancock, Charleston, South Carolina.
A twelve-arm epergne with four oval pierced baskets, eight pierced dishes and a large oval central pierced basket. Below is a matching lower basket with interior cast finial above in the form of Mercury, the god of commerce and trade. The reeded foliate legs connected with bountiful floral and foliate swags.
You may also like
James Young & Orlando Jackson ( - ) A George III Coffee Pot
Edward Farrell ( - 1850) A Magnificent Royal Pair of Figural Candlesticks made for the Duke of York
John Tapley ( - ) A Victorian Salver
Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Co Ltd ( - ) A Monumental Victorian Basket Centrepiece
Digby Scott & Benjamin Smith ( - ) A George III Meat Dish
Samuel Godbehere & Edward Wigan ( - ) A George III Tray