Epergne, Stunning Antique Authentic Art Nouveau Hand Blown Glass Silver Plate, Hallmarked by best Irish Silver Producer S.D. Neill, ca1880s

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Details: This auction is for the rare antique authentic Art Nouveau epergne, created by a finest Irish silversmith S.D. Neill in 1880s. Sharman D Neill was one of the finest Irish silversmiths of the late 1800s, who produced Art Nouveau movement pieces. In his workshop on Donegall place he produced items of outstanding quality. In 1885 he was appointed Jeweller to HRH the Prince of Wales.

The stunning ornamental centerpiece for a dining table was typically used for holding flowers. The gorgeous epergne consists of a heavy silver plated part, four small glass flutes and one large central glass flute. The gorgeous glass flutes are hand blown.

The bottom of the piece is marked: S.D. NEILL E.P.B.M., that stands for Electro Plated Britannia Metal.

The epergne is as seen in the photos.

Measurements: The metal part is approx. 7.4” tall, 8” wide and weights 924g. The small glass flute is 4.75” long. The large glass flute is 9.5” long.

Condition: The exquisite antique Art Nouveau epergne is in very good condition. If there is any imperfection in glass flutes, they are associated with hand blown process.

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