• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5685

    Christie's Interiors

    2 March 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 154

    A PAIR OF VICTORIAN ELECTROPLATED WINE COOLERS

    MARK OF ELKINGTON AND CO., 1867, AND STAMPED GRAND HOTEL SCARBORO'

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    A PAIR OF VICTORIAN ELECTROPLATED WINE COOLERS
    MARK OF ELKINGTON AND CO., 1867, AND STAMPED GRAND HOTEL SCARBORO'
    The sides simulating wooden staves with ribbon-tied bands -- 8 5/16 in. (21.3 cm.) high (2)


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    The Grand Hotel Scarborough was completed in 1867 and is now a Grade II listed building. These wine coolers were made by Elkington and Co. in 1867 as part of the hotel's original fittings.

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    Provenance

    The Grand Hotel, Scarborough