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SOLD - Sterling Silver Presentation Cup and Cover/Wine Cooler - Antique George IV

A magnificent, fine and impressive antique George VI English sterling silver presentation cup and cover/wine cooler; an addition to our antique presentation silverware collection

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SOLD - Sterling Silver Presentation Cup and Cover/Wine Cooler - Antique George IV
SOLD - Sterling Silver Presentation Cup and Cover/Wine Cooler - Antique George IV

Description


This magnificent antique George VI sterling silver presentation cup and cover/wine cooler has a campania shaped form onto a circular spreading pedestal foot.


The upper portion of the body of this antique wine cooler is embellished with a broad band of applied and chased fruiting vine decoration onto a matte background.


The flared rim of the cup is embellished with an impressive applied egg and dart decorated border.


The lower bulbous portion of body is ornamented with four protruding, large chased scrolling leaf designs with a grape cluster and vine decoration to each incurve.


This impressive presentation cup retains the original hallmarked cover surmounted with an exceptional, fine and impressive sterling silver scrolling leaf, bead and bud style finial.


This antique cup and cover is fitted with two fine handles ornamented with a tied scrolling leaf design encompassing a floral motif to the centre of each handpiece.


The lower terminal of each handle features and impressive figural mask with a swag, vine and fruiting vine headdress.


The pedestal is encompassed with an applied and chased egg decorated knop to the upper portion in junction with the body.


The circular domed spreading foot is encircled with further chased scrolling leaf ornamentation.


This versatile cup is a substantial size and if required could be used as a wine/bottle cooler.


Date: 1823

Condition


This antique wine cooler/cup and cover is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional presentation condition.

The applied and chased decoration is very sharp.

Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the cup show signs of wear, in keeping with age and location, but remain legible.

The part hallmarks to the interior of the cover are all very clear.


Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this piece of antique silverware.


Dimensions


Height to top of finial 34.8cm/13.7"

Length across handles 23.7cm/9.3"

Diameter of rim 21.9cm/8.6"

Diameter of foot 12.2cm/4.8"


 
 
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Andrew Campbell started trading in Antique Silver in the 1970's. Initially, Andrew lived in the South of England, travelling the country, searching for items of silver to buy. Andrew sold these items at various London markets and antique fairs. Over time, and through selling at a range of venues, Andrew built up a large and diverse customer base from private buyers to national and international trade customers.
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