George III Sterling Silver Nine-basket Epergne

Mark of Thomas Pitts, London, 1768

the navette-form central basket above eight leaf-capped scroll branches supporting four conforming oval baskets and four shallow circular baskets over a spreading reticulated base embossed and embellished with flowers and fruiting foliage, on four leaf-capped scroll supports terminating in pierced shellwork feet, hallmarked

weight 3996 grams height 36.5 cm
Private Collection, Sydney
  • EStimate $20,000 - $30,000
  • sold $20,000 Incl BP
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