These remarkable wine coolers are comprised of silver plated ice buckets, which sit inside larger wooden surrounds. Silverplate stag heads on either side of the wood buckets function as handles, and on the center, are bright silverplate cartouches with floral and foliate motifs. The bottom of the silver inserts have been etched with the mark of “Royal Castle, Sheffield, EP”, which is a line of silver goods manufactured by Sheffield. The bottom rim of the wooden surrounds are marked “Elkington & Co.” Both Sheffield and Elkington have been producers of widely sought after silver products for centuries. Patented processes created by both companies have since laid the foundation for other silver plating companies to follow. Elkington & Co has frequently supplied members of the royal family with their goods.
This unique pair of wine coolers featuring large stag heads and center cartouches will be a highly decorative addition to any bar or wine room.
CONDITION: Very good condition with minor abrasions and tiny marks
H=12 3/4, Max Width=14 3/4, Bucket Diameter=9
Pair of Silverplate and Wood Wine Coolers with Mounted Stags and Cartouches