silver epergne in chinoiserie style, one of the alternative forms of decoration which became immensely popular in the middle years of the 18th century.Artists, architects, designers and craftsmen were inspired by ideas of so-called 'Chinese' landscapes, buildings and decoration which they adapted freely for new and imaginative luxury goods. . in the form of a Chinese pagoda or garden pavilion, complete with upturned eaves, hanging bells, pierced baskets and dishes.

Tea Caddy by Paul de Lamerie, 1735

Chinoiserie Mirror, this looks like it came off the walls of Brighton Pavilion (or a good reproduction!).

silver

A George III silver epergne, William Cripps, London..

English Antique Sterling Silver Epergne By Rebecca Emes & Edward Barnard, London - 1819/20

Silver 3 basket Epergne

Chinoiserie - Screens

George III Silver center piece circa 1786

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18th century George III silver epergne by Thomas Pitts, London

The dining room at Attingham Park, set for a Regency-era dinner. ©NTPL/David Levenson

Tiffany & Co.

French Mantel Clock with Lapis Lazuli Veneer

Samsung gem encrusted limited fridge freezer *

Silver Tea Service

American sterling silver epergne with center trumpet vase with a cast ornate floral base and rim. The trumpet is hand engraved with scrolls and flowers. The four hanging footed baskets are hand engraved with the same motifs and hang from four arms. The vase and baskets have script monograms. Maker is Roger Williams of Providence, RI.

Hang my sterling silverware on a cabinet door or from the light fixture. Patti Montgomery, My Traditional Home

Theodore B Starr sterling silver antique pitcher