Sterling Silver Wine Coolers by Paul Storr - Antique George III. These magnificent antique George III sterling silver wine coolers have a classic campania shaped form onto a plain knopped pedestal and domed circular spreading foot.
The surface of the upper portion of each body is plain and embellished with two large applied tied oak leaf wreath cartouches, one side bears the contemporary bright cut engraved coat of arms depicting a pile engrailed with three cross-crosslet fitchy, all surmounted with the crest displaying a cock's head. The second cartouche on each holder bears the contemporary bright cut engraved presentation inscription'Given to William Rigden, In Remembrance of William Galdork, by W. These silver wine bottle holders each have an applied moulded decorated border to the flared rim. The lower bulbous portion of each wine cooler is encompassed with exceptional chased fluted decoration below an applied ribbed border.
Each wine cooler is supported by a domed circular spreading. Embellished with a chased egg decorated border and a plain collet style rim. This exceptional pair of Georgian wine coolers were crafted by the renowned and important London silversmith Paul Storr.
This coat of arms pertains to the Rigden/Rigdon family. These antique silver wine bottle holders are an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition. The chased and applied decoration is very crisp and sharp. Full hallmarks struck to the surface of each holder are all very clear. Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this piece of antique Georgian silverware.Andrew Campbell founder and owner of AC Silver has been dealing in antique diamond & gemstone jewellery and antique sterling silver since 1977. In addition to his high quality Newcastle-based shop, Andrew has developed what is now an established and internationally recognised online store.
For more details see our About Us. FREE OF CHARGE to all customers - including national and international deliveries. The item "Sterling Silver Wine Coolers by Paul Storr Antique George III" is in sale since Saturday, November 9, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Pitchers/Jugs". The seller is "acsilver925" and is located in Newcastle upon Tyne.This item can be shipped worldwide.