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    Sale 1896

    Important Silver And Objects Of Vertu

    26 October 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 116

    A FINE PAIR OF VICTORIAN PARCEL-GILT SILVER WINE COOLERS

    MARK OF FREDERICK ELKINGTON, BIRMINGHAM, 1877

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    A FINE PAIR OF VICTORIAN PARCEL-GILT SILVER WINE COOLERS
    MARK OF FREDERICK ELKINGTON, BIRMINGHAM, 1877
    Urn form, each on a circular plinth with border of chased and cast rosettes, grapes, and stylized palmettes, supported on four bracket feet with acanthus scrolls, the partly fluted body on four column and herm supports, with drapery festoons, and a grape and trellis border above, with two laurel ring handles and rosettes at intervals, the liners with everted rim and stylized foliage, each marked on base, shoulder, handles, and liners
    12½ in. (31.8 cm.) high; 274 oz. (8527 gr.) (2)


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    Provenance

    Christie's, New York, 5 October 1983, lot 64


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF A EUROPEAN COLLECTION