Antique Edwardian Sterling Silver Wine Cooler
Antique Edwardian Sterling Silver Wine Cooler
Antique Edwardian Sterling Silver Wine Cooler
Antique Edwardian Sterling Silver Wine Cooler
Antique Edwardian Sterling Silver Wine Cooler
Antique Edwardian Sterling Silver Wine Cooler
Antique Edwardian Sterling Silver Wine Cooler
Antique Edwardian Sterling Silver Wine Cooler
Antique Edwardian Sterling Silver Wine Cooler
Antique Edwardian Sterling Silver Wine Cooler
Antique Edwardian Sterling Silver Wine Cooler
Antique Edwardian Sterling Silver Wine Cooler
Antique Edwardian Sterling Silver Wine Cooler

CHARLES STUART HARRIS, LONDON (worked 1852-1933)

Antique Edwardian Sterling Silver Wine Cooler

1906 London

Offered by AC Silver

£6,950 gbp
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This magnificent antique Edwardian sterling silver champagne cooler has a circular plain rounded bell shaped form to a circular domed spreading foot.

This antique cooler is plain and encircled with an applied stylised bud decorated girdle surmounted by four exceptional and large applied figural ornamentation.

These figures incorporate a combination of thyrsi*, flowing fabric, lion pelts and grape vine ornamentation.

The upper rim of the body and rim of the foot are encircled with further cast and applied bud decorated borders, identical to that of the girdle.

This impressive and large cooler is fitted with two exceptional and important cast sterling silver interlacing snake and leaf decorated handles, accented with a figural head to the nadir of the handpiece in junction with the body.

This impressive silver champagne cooler was crafted by the renowned London silversmith Charles Stuart Harris.

* Thyrsis " A fennel staff tipped with a pine cone and twinned with ivy " carried by Dionysus/Bacchus (the God of the grape harvest, wine and winemaking)

Dimensions

Height 34cm/13.4"
Width across handles 30.4cm/12"
Diameter of body 25.6cm/10.1"
Diameter of foot 15.4cm/6.1"

Weight

85.9 troy ounces/2672g


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This antique cooler is a superior gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.

The cast and applied ornamentation is all very sharp.

Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the body are all very clear; the hallmarks are struck deeply due to the superior gauge of silver.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this fine example of Edwardian silverware.
Maker: Charles Stuart Harris

Date: 1906

Origin: London, England
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU A7079 when enquiring about the piece.
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Dimensions
Weight 85.90oz t (2671.49g)
Stock Code
A7079
Medium
A magnificent, fine and impressive, large antique Edwardian English sterling silver wine/champagne cooler made by Charles Stuart Harris; an addition to our presentation silverware collection
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Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the body are all very clear; the hallmarks are struck deeply due to the superior gauge of silver.
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