• Christie's Interiors - Style a auction at Christies

    Sale 5681

    Christie's Interiors - Style and Spirit

    23 February 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 532

    A VICTORIAN SILVER WINE COOLER

    MARK OF ROBERT GARRARD, LONDON, 1874

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    A VICTORIAN SILVER WINE COOLER
    MARK OF ROBERT GARRARD, LONDON, 1874
    Modelled as the Theocritus krater after a John Flaxman design, with bifurcated, twisted vine handles, applied grape clusters and chased with a trio of Classical figures on one side and a fisherman casting his net and a scribe seated on a rocky outcrop on the other, egg and dart rim, fruiting vines around the foot, with plated liner
    10¼ in. (26 cm.) high
    72 oz. (2232 gm.)


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