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A fine ormolu and cut glass epergne by John Blades on four ball feet mounted with diamond cut tapered columns supporting a decorative drop hung plate, this issuing four drop hung ormolu baskets with oak leaf band supporting oval glass dishes cut with strawberry diamonds and scalloped rim, the central diamond cut column issuing a larger basket with a circular dish in the same manor, the epergne hung with double cut spangles.

England, circa 1820

Literature: This is the only known example by John Blades, it is the finest quality regency ormolu and glass.

Provenance: Private Collection, Scotland


Height: 43 cm (17"), Width: 44 cm (17 1/4")

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