Paul Storr Silver Warwick Vases Wine Coolers, London ca 1819

 

Paul Storr Silver Warwick Vases Wine Coolers, London ca 1819

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The magnificent sterling silver wine coolers made in the form of Warwick vases by famous English silversmith Paul Storr, England, ca 1819 and ca 1815. 

Identical wine coolers can be seen at Buckingham Palace in England at the exhibition of The Queen’s Gallery please see:

https://www.rct.uk/collection/50810/pair-ofnbspwinenbspcoolersnbsppart-of-the-grand-service

The set consists of a Large Warwick Vase on a square base pedestal and a matching pair of coolers on square plinths.

The exceptional body cast design comes from an ancient Roman marble vase discovered in 1771 and named “Warwick Vase”. Coolers feature highly detailed Bacchic masks, lion pelts,  band of acanthus foliage and grapevines handles. 

Fully marked on each cooler near handle, on the top of the base, and on each collar. Pair of coolers are ca 1819, cooler on pedestal is ca 1815. 

Similar Warwick vases were used in the Royal Wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. The vases were used to serve a wedding cake, please see a photo below.

Dimensions:

Warwick vase on pedestal    h. 20”, w. 17”,  weight  418 oz. (11,850 gr.)
Pair of coolers    h. 9 ¾ “,  w. 14.5”,  weight  433 oz. (12,280 gr.)