Scottish silver wine cooler with lid

Scottish silver wine cooler with lid

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Reference

5239

A highly unusual and attractive Victorian wine or champagne cooler with original liner and lid. The campana shaped body is hand-chased with grape vine decoration and has two cast vine leaf handles. The similarly detailed lid opens to reveal a fully hallmarked silver liner to hold a bottle.

The poignant inscription reads:

PRESENTED BY MISS WILSON
TO
Mrs Wemyss of Denbrae
as a token of affectionate
REGARD for HERSELF and as a
MEMORIAL OF GRATITUDE
for important services
rendered by her late
LAMENTED HUSBAND
David Wemyss Esquire
to the DONOR and her
departed Brother
and Sister
St Andrews
17 April 1843


Made in 1842 by Marshall & Sons of Edinburgh

Dimensions:

Height 350 mm / 13 1316"
Width 320 mm / 12 1932"
Diameter 220 mm / 8 34"
Weight 2776 g (89.25 troy ozs)
Year

1842

Place

Edinburgh

Condition

Excellent

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