Wine cooler

Object Number: 
INV.14164ab
Date: 
ca. 1820
Medium: 
Sheffield plate
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 5/8 x 9 1/2 x 8 1/4 in. ( 21.9 x 24.1 x 21 cm )
Description: 
Cast, seamed and wrought Sheffield plate wine cooler; urn-shaped body, globular lower body with all over chased spiral gadrooning seated on a stepped, splayed foot raised to a circular pedestal with a plain rim; two, cast squared baluster handles with acanthus leaf joints and decoration applied to opposite sides of the lower body; circular upper body flared to the applied, spiral gadroon and shell motif rim; ring with bezel set inside the rim; no maker's marks.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Townsend Lawrence
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group