Rare & Original Elkington & Co. Cranberry Glass Epergne Gilt Bronze Figural Centerpiece Vase for your consideration. The epergne measures approx. 17 3/4 inches tall overall and approx. 7 inches across the base. Mid 19th Century; England. A large figural gold- and silver-plated bronze epergne with cranberry glass vase insert. The base and floral vines are in gold gilt while the bovine and equine figures are silvered. Marked on the underside, “Elkington & Co. April 1851”. There are also hallmarks that can be viewed in photos. 5 and 6. Excellent antique condition. Shows minor wear commensurate with age and use. Bolts on the horse could be tightened, a bit loose, yet secure. See photos. Displays extraordinary, museum quality!
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