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    Sale 7574

    Thomas Hope & The Neoclassical Vision & The Collector of Collections

    24 April 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 386

    A GEORGE III SILVER EPERGNE

    MARK OF EMICK ROMER, LONDON, 1770

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GEORGE III SILVER EPERGNE
    MARK OF EMICK ROMER, LONDON, 1770
    Set on four openwork scroll and shell feet rising to scroll legs, the apron with openwork floral garlands, the body pierced with scrolls, with eight scroll and leaf-capped branches, supporting four pierced baskets with overhead swing handles and four circular dishes with spiral fluting and with detachable central basket with pierced scrolls and quatrefoils, the body engraved with a crest, marked on body, each branch, each basket and each dish
    13 5/8 in. (34.5 cm.) high
    89 oz. (2,763 gr.)


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