22 September 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 6,000
Estimate GBP 1,500 - GBP 2,500
A PAIR OF ART DECO-STYLE ELECTROPLATED CHAMPAGNE COOLERS
PROBABLY BY G. PEAK & CO, LONDON, FIRST HALF 20TH CENTURY
The tapering sides with four bottle apertures centred by an ice compartment with detatchable cover, on stepped circular bases and stamped S.S. BOSTON LONDON
9½ in. (24.1 cm.) high (2)
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The SS Boston was an American-built steam passenger ship completed in 1924. It was given to Britain in 1942 and was sunk by German U-boat 216 on 25 September 1942.
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