Beautiful reproductions of this vintage container are now available at a cost much less than their antique counterparts. The epergne (pronounced ep-pearn-yay) has removable vases-or tussies-and are of polished nickel for minimal tarnishing. These were traditionally used for a center table decoration spilling & sprouting with fresh cut flowers from the gardens. They actually make designing super simple. They can also be used as a wedding centerpiece, with the brides & attendants nosegays made in the ’tussies’ making a lush display. “ tall 125. *Extra givaway tussies available for $20 each.