Crystal & silver epergne centerpiece, c.1880. Retailed by J. Sheemacker, of Brussels. French 1st standard hallmark after July 1, 1879. Cast .950 silver with support of bowl handraised. Two Roman goddesses support the bowl. Fine wheel engraved fruits & flowers on vase & bowl. Minor flakes inside glass socket. 12 5/8"w., 9 1/8"d., 17"h.
Late 19th Century French Crystal & Silver Epergne Centerpiece