12 December 2002
A PAIR OF GEORGE IV SILVER WINE COOLERS
Sheffield, 1823, mark of RG possibly for Robert Gainsford
Each urn-form, the foot and body chased overall with dense rocaille, foliage, and scrolls centering a cartouche on each side, with two bifurcated vine handles, a removable collar and liner, each side and collar engraved with a coat-of-arms under a motto, marked on body, collar and liner
9¼in. (23.5cm.) high; 159oz. 10dwt. (4945gr.) (2)
The McAdam or MacAdam family.
Anonymous sale, in these Rooms, 12 July 1978, lot 102.
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