This silverplate figural holder and glass epergne vase is very striking. The figural holder has been gilded gold and the silverplate base, black enamel.The entire piece is 12 inches tall and the vase has a diameter of 4-5/8 inches, whereas the base measures 5 inches in diameter.
This is a very commanding piece due to it’s height, coloring, and figures.The piece is marked Middletown Plate Co. I do believe the painting of the piece is not recent as there is wear on the gold and black areas. Aldo, there are The removable etched and frosted glass vase is in excellent condition with an area of wear at the point where the vase is inserted in the holder.
Victorian SIlverplate Figural Holder with Original Glass Epergne Vase