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FINE PAIR OF GEORGE III / VI OLD SHEFFIELD PLATE WINE COOLERS

T. & J. Creswick, Sheffield, England, 1815-20

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Each of campagna shape vase form with detachable liner and collar, the lower body with vertical gadrooning overlaid with richly detailed acanthus leaves, above a short stem with a egg and dart knop and a stepped circular base with beading above an egg and dart and reeded footrim, the multiple reeded side handles issuing from the hair of a bearded Bacchus face mask; the upper rim of each heavily cast with grapes and grape leaves;

the body of each with an inset silver shield with arms of Peckham impaling Pauncefote;

(on the dexter) Sable a chevron argent between three cross crosslets or* (for Peckham),

(on the sinister) Gules three lions rampant argent (for Pauncefote),  

Crest: A dexter arm embowed in armour proper holding a cross crosslet or (for Peckham)

blank rubbed-in silver shields verso; marked beneath the footrim with T&J Creswick crossed arrow mark registered in 1811; silvered verso and liner interior; tinned interior to cooler and exterior of liners; marks on footrims of “2” and “3”

 

Condition :  Excellent; minor expected bleed to a few of the high points; some scratches to the plate on the collar of “3” and interior of each; an insignificant dent (almost imperceptible) to the interior liner of “2”

 

10 5/8” High x 8 ?” Wide

 

SOLD

  

#6305

 

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Heraldry Courtesy of John Tunesi of Liongam

Hertfordshire, United Kingdom

 

 

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Fine Pair of George III / IV Old Sheffield Plate Wine Coolers, T. & J. Creswick, Sheffield, England, 1820