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Sterling Silver Wine Coolers by Paul Storr - Antique George III


A magnificent, fine and impressive pair of antique Georgian English sterling silver wine coolers made by Paul Storr; an addition to our antique wine and drink related silverware collection

SKU A7078

These magnificent antique George III sterling silver wine coolers have a classic campania shaped form onto a plain knopped pedestal and domed circular spreading foot.

The surface of the upper portion of each body is plain and embellished with two large applied tied oak leaf wreath cartouches, one side bears the contemporary bright cut engraved coat of arms* depicting a pile engrailed with three cross-crosslet fitchy, all surmounted with the crest displaying a cock's head.

The second cartouche on each holder bears the contemporary bright cut engraved presentation inscription 'Given to William Rigden, In Remembrance of William Galdork, by W.H.B'.

These silver wine bottle holders each have an applied moulded decorated border to the flared rim.

The lower bulbous portion of each wine cooler is encompassed with exceptional chased fluted decoration below an applied ribbed border.

Each wine cooler is supported by a domed circular spreading foot embellished with a chased egg decorated border and a plain collet style rim.

This exceptional pair of Georgian wine coolers were crafted by the renowned and important London silversmith Paul Storr.

* This coat of arms pertains to the Rigden/Rigdon family.

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Date: 1812

These antique silver wine bottle holders are an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.

The chased and applied decoration is very crisp and sharp.

Full hallmarks struck to the surface of each holder are all very clear.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this example of antique barware.

Diameter 18.4cm/7.2"

Diameter of foot 11.3cm/4.4"

Height 23.6cm/9.3"

64.3 troy ounces/2001g

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