A GEORGE III SILVER EPERGNE
PROPERTY OF THORNTON WASHINGTON OWEN, JR., WASHINGTON, D.C
A GEORGE III SILVER EPERGNE

MARK OF THOMAS PITTS, LONDON, 1778

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A GEORGE III SILVER EPERGNE
Mark of Thomas Pitts, London, 1778
On four leaf-capped claw feet, the oval frame pierced with pales and with pendant laurel garlands and four oval medallions cast with an urn, with central urn finial, with eight leaf-clad scroll branches with petal-form terminals supporting alternately four circular dishes and four oval dishes, each part-fluted and pierced with pales and medallions, the larger central oval basket similarly decorated, marked on frame, under each basket, and on each branch
15½in. (39.5cm.) high, 20½in. (52cm.) wide; 109oz. (3394gr.)
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