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    Sale 5361

    Christie's Interiors

    5 August 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 321

    A PAIR OF OLD SHEFFIELD PLATE WINE COOLERS

    CIRCA 1825

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PAIR OF OLD SHEFFIELD PLATE WINE COOLERS
    CIRCA 1825
    The urn shaped, melon-fluted body on circular pedestal foot, with let-in silver cartouches on both sides, one engraved with crest and motto scroll, the leaf-embellished handles terminating in bacchanalian masks, detachable rims
    9¾ in. (24.7 cm.) high; 12½ in. (31.9 cm.) long, handle to handle (2)


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    The crest is that of Sinclair

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