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Author Topic: Trying to find epergne fittings!  (Read 1565 times)

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Offline heartofglass

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Trying to find epergne fittings!
« on: January 30, 2016, 12:08:30 PM »
Okay, it's not strictly glass but definitely glass - related...I am trying, but having no luck in locating spare brass (or any other type of metal) fittings for a Victorian glass epergne.  They are the very useful little parts that hold the glass trumpets in place. I have a peloton glass epergne bowl that needs a trumpet (not so hard to find - there seems to be plenty of spare glass epergne trumpets out there) - and even more importantly, a brass fitting to hold that trumpet.
I know that there are some modern repro epergnes being made, so obviously the brass fittings are also still in production. I have even tried contacting a glassmaker who makes these repro Victorian style glass epergnes asking where he gets the brass fittings from but have not had a reply.  :(
Yes, I am searching on eBay. And pretty much everywhere else, but without success. I know there are folks who collect epergnes, maybe even determined types who fix up ones with lost parts...(I must admit I can't resist buying odd bits of orphan glass like fairy lamp & epergne spare parts, trying to remake the original rather than spending huge sums on perfect items.  ;))
So, if there's any epergne enthusiasts out there, can you please get in touch if you know where to obtain those elusive brass fittings? I would love to do some epergne DIY & get mine restored to it's former glory! :)

Marinka.
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Offline malcmat

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Re: Trying to find epergne fittings!
« Reply #1 on: January 30, 2016, 04:15:48 PM »
Hi , I have over the years had vintage metal light fittings from this U/K shop and know they have some stock of certain fittings but do not know if they have what you are looking for. Its worth a phone call / email you might strike lucky.
Agapanthus interiors,
tel 07792 875 038
info@agapanthusinteriors.com
www.agapanthusinteriors.com

Malcolm
 

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Offline brucebanner

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Re: Trying to find epergne fittings!
« Reply #2 on: February 27, 2016, 05:54:59 PM »
Ive picked up a small collection of fittings any of these any good?.
Chris Parry

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