Two Antique Silver George IV Wine Coolers each on spreading circular foot chased with vine border, the melon fluted bodies with vine rim and bifurcated scroll handles, each engraved with a coat-of-arms and a crest, each with earl’s coronet above, each with plain cylindrical liner, each on later wooden plinth applied with plaques engraved with presentation inscription and numerous facsimile signatures. One cooler and liner made by Kirkby Waterhouse & company the other Waterhouse, Hodsonand Company, the liner made by J & N Creswick. One Made in 1821 and the other 1826. The arms are those of Bingham quartering others impaling Brundenell, for George , 3rd Earl of Lucan (1800-1888) and his wife Anne (d.1877), daughter of Robert, 6th Earl of Cardigan (1760-1837), whom he married in 1829. The inscription on the bases reads “Presented to Captain A.S. Cunningham-Reid, D.F.C., M.P. by his friends in both Houses of Parliament on his marriage 12th May 1927 (2).Provenance George, 3rd Earl of Lucan (1800-1888)
George, 3rd Earl of Lucan (1800-1888). Presented to captain A.S. Cunninghan-Reid, D.F.C., M.P. on the occasion of his marriage on 12th May 1927 by his friends in both Houses of Parliament. The plinths are engraved with signatures of Both Houses of Parliament, including the Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin.
149.00 troy ounces