ANTIQUE SILVER WINE COOLERS

Silver wine coolers were first introduced in the UK around the 1770’s, replacing the silver wine cistern, and enabling one bottle to be held away from the water and ice, keeping the bottle cold but not wet. The earlier ‘bucket’ shape is highly sought after and rare to find, and was replaced by the more common campagna shape towards the end of the 18th Century. Produced in sterling silver, Old Sheffield Plate, and electroplate, the silver wine cooler makes a wonderful and usable statement on any table.

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L5512: Silver Plate Wine Cooler

Made Circa 1950

Made circa 1950, this very stylish Silver Plated Wine Cooler, is a fine example of Mid Century Modern design, featuring bakerlite handles and a shaped body. The wine cooler measures 8"(20cm) tall, by 10.5"(27cm) wide over the handles, by 7.5"(19cm) deep.

£475

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L4227: Silver Plate Pair Of Wine Coolers

Hallmarked In 1855

Carrying an old plate mark for 1855 by Thomas Bradbury & Sons, this very stylish, Neoclassical Revival Pair of Antique Silver Plated Wine Coolers, are shaped to resemble Greek Amphora, and feature stunning engraving throughout. Each wine cooler measures 11.5"(29cm) tall, by 10.5"(27cm) from handle to handle.

£3,675

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L4973: Sterling Silver Pair Of Wine Coasters With Perspex Coolers

Hallmarked In 1998

Hallmarked in London in 1998 by Gerald Benney, this very stylish pair of Sterling Silver Pair of Wine Coasters, are designed to be used with the original silver mounted perspex cooler sleeves, allowing both red and white wine to be served. The perspex coolers are marked to the base as being 'Spong Vinicool Reg Design 991271. Each wine cooler measures 9.75"(24cm) tall, by 5"(12.5cm) diameter.

£6,975

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j9252: Sterling Silver Centrepiece Tankard

Hallmarked In 1900

Hallmarked in London in 1900 by Elkington & Co., this impressive, Victorian, Antique Sterling Silver Centrepiece, could be used as a trophy, a wine cooler, or as an oversized beer tankard. The centrepiece stands on thee recumbent lion feet, their front paws resting on balls, and features chased acanthus and scroll decoration throughout, and a lion rampant finial holding a vacant shield. The centrepiece measures 13"(33cm) tall, by 7.5"(19cm) in diameter, by 11"(28cm) handle to rim and weighs 90 troy ounces.

£8,975

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L3523: Sterling Silver Pair Of Wine Coolers

Hallmarked In 1995

Hallmarked in London in 1995 by I. Franks, this spectacular pair of Elizabeth II, Sterling Silver Wine Coolers, are hand engraved with the Coat of Arms for Prudential Insurance Company, who commissioned these directly from us, a true piece of our history! Each wine cooler measures 9"(23cm) tall, by 8"(20cm) wide and together they weigh a substantial 146 troy ounces.

£12,975

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L5161: Sterling Silver Pair Of Campagna Shaped Wine Coolers

Hallmarked In 1804

Hallmarked in London in 1804 by Joseph Preedy, this remarkable pair of Antique Sterling Silver Wine Coolers are richly decorated, featuring a sculptural Bacchanalian frieze depicting the thiasus (the procession which followed Bacchus) and amongst the figures both Bacchus and his drunken foster Father (and tutor) Silenus. The bases are fluted with the underside of the coolers decorated with chased vines and leaves, and the tops decorated with cast grape and vine swags. This incredible pair of coolers are one of a group of 4 known slightly varying designs made by either Joseph Preedy or William Pitts between 1800-1810 (Pitts & Preedy were Partners from 1791-1799), with each example produced featuring the same frieze but with differing borders. Each wine cooler measures 10.5"(27cm) tall, by 9.5"(24cm) in diameter. Together the pair weigh a very impressive 154 troy ounces.  The collars are not hallmarked, but are original.

£75,950

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