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Sheffield Silver Plate Wire and Bristol Glass Epergne Centerpiece

This English Sheffield plate wire-work epergne is distinguished by gracefully scrolled supports, which branch from a round footed base and suspend six baskets, with a large central basket at the top. Each of the baskets is shaped to hold a boat-shaped blue Bristol glass bowl.

21″ H, 20″ W, 13″ D

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Chinese Export Xianfeng Famille Rose Medallion Porcelain Bowl

This finely decorated Qing-period Rose Medallion/Rose Mandarin bowl is beautifully hand painted with four vignettes depicting courtly scenes.

5″ H, 12″ Diam.

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18th Century Georgian Decorative Cut Glass Footed Bowl

This very fine George III cut-glass footed bowl, from Cork, Ireland, is distinguished by a fluted fold-over rim, shallow-faceted body, cylindrical stem, and a square-mounted lemon-squeezer base.

9″ H, 11″ Diam.

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