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Wine Coolers

Most silver wine coolers hold one single bottle and have a detachable liner and rim. They usually have handles because the condensation can make the outside very slippery. The earliest silver wine coolers are very rare and date back to circa 1700.
The silver wine cistern can date back to the 1600’s although it’s rare to find one earlier than 19th century. This is a larger wine cooler and can contain many bottles.

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Wine Coolers

Most silver wine coolers hold one single bottle and have a detachable liner and rim. They usually have handles because the condensation can make the outside very slippery. The earliest silver wine coolers are very rare and date back to circa 1700.
The silver wine cistern can date back to the 1600’s although it’s rare to find one earlier than 19th century. This is a larger wine cooler and can contain many bottles.

  • Circa 1750

    William Townsend

    9668 Set of 3 Antique Silver Cups

    £5,650

    A fine quality George II sterling silver cup on a spreading foot. The scroll side handles have acanthus leaf mounts. The accompanying pair of smaller silver cups make a matching set. Each cup has a large hand engraved armorial to the front within a decorative cartouche and the scratch weight incised below. Excellent colour and very heavy weight. The large cup has a presentation inscription underneath to Harold Heinz, president of the H.J Heinz company. Large cup weight 1059 grams, 34 troy ounces. Height 17.6cm. Spread 26.5cm. Diameter 14.2cm. Small cups weigh 467 grams each, 15.01 troy ounces and 471 grams, 15.10 troy ounces. Height 13cm. Spread 17cm. Diameter 10.1cm. Large cup Dublin circa 1750, maker William Townsend. Smaller cups unmarked silver.

  • 1817

    Paul Storr

    9793 Georgian Silver Wine Cooler by Paul Storr

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    Of racing interest. A magnificent antique silver gilt wine cooler by the world famous English silversmith Paul Storr. Elegant classical style with Campana urn form; the twin handles mounted with Bacchanalian face masks. The lift off cover has a finial in the form of a wrythen fluted flower seed with petal surround. Embossed to the front in low relief is a charming scene of horses relaxing and socialising. The reverse has an applied laurel wreath containing an engraved inscription for Newcastle Upon Tyne Stewards 1817. Weight 3718 grams, 119 troy ounces. Height 38cm. London 1809. Made by Paul Storr and retailed by Rundell Bridge and Rundell. Sterling silver.

  • Circa 1830

     

    9045 Antique Wine Coolers in Old Sheffield Plate

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    A pair of large antique wine coolers of globular form on a pedestal foot. Classic Georgian style with the half fluted decoration popular at the time and large curled and decorative side handles. Uninscribed. Detachable covers and liners. Height 26 cms. Spread 29 cms. Circa 1830. Unmarked.

  • 1851

    Samuel Hayne & Dudley Cater

    9626 Pair of Antique Silver Wine Coolers

    £19,500

    A superb pair of antique sterling silver wine coolers of campana form with cast wrythen handles. Fully complete with matching sleeves and covers in sterling silver. The plain bodies have fine quality applied grape and vine detail. To the front each has an engraved monogram of entwined initials in old fashioned script. Total weight 5344 grams, 171.8 troy ounces. Height 31.5 cm. Spread across handles 29 cm. All pieces hallmarked for London 1851. Maker Samuel Hayne & Dudley Cater.

  • 1865

    Creswick & Co

    7461 Antique Silver Plated Wine Coolers

    £3,950

    A superior quality pair of antique silver plated wine coolers of shaped circular form on a pedestal base. The cast decorative detail is superb with handles modelled as gracefully curling foliage, the ribbed top section rising like a giant sea wave, the body with undulating vertical bands of foliate scrolls, the edge of the base with four dolphin’s heads. There is a hand engraved crest to back and front. The sleeves are detachable. Height 27.5 cms. Spread 32 cms. To the underside is the makers mark for Creswick & Co. Circa 1865.

  • 1887

    Mappin

    9587 Antique Silver Jardiniere

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    A large and imposing antique silver bowl or wine cooler. Heavy gauge silver. Decorative side handles in the Art Nouveau style. To the front there is a deep relief fairy tale scene from Shakespeare’s Midsummer Night’s Dream. The interior is gilded. Weight approx. 3700 grams, 118 troy ounces. Height 27 cm, 31 cm to top of handle. Spread 51 cm. English sterling silver. London 1887. Maker John Newton Mappin.

  • 1902

    Walker & Hall

    9960 Antique Silver Bowl

    £6,950

    An antique sterling silver bowl of boat form with outstretched gondola arms. Perfect as a table centrepiece with flowers or fruit, or even as a wine cistern to hold 4 bottles. Decorated with a wide frieze of scrolling foliage, flowers and shells. Raised on four magnificent shell feet. To the front is a large engraved armorial with lion crest and motto “Ventus Secundet”. Weight 2866 grams, 92.1 troy ounces. Spread across handles 68.5cm. Height 29.5cm/19.5cm. Top measures 35.5 x 27.5cm. London 1902. Maker Walker and Hall. Sterling silver.

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