Antique and Vintage Epergnes

Glass epergnes (the "g" is silent) were more affordable alternatives to the silver varieties, which had been around since at least the 18th century. Being glass, however, they were not only difficult to clean but extremely fragile. Still, as the centerpieces for dining tables, with their flutes filled with flowers and their hanging glass baskets and bases filled with sweet treats, glass epergnes always made an impression on guests invited for...Continue Reading