A superior quality pair of antique silver plated wine coolers of shaped circular form on a pedestal base. The cast decorative detail is superb with handles modelled as gracefully curling foliage, the ribbed top section rising like a giant sea wave, the body with undulating vertical bands of foliate scrolls, the edge of the base with four dolphin’s heads. There is a hand engraved crest to back and front. The sleeves are detachable. Height 27.5 cms. Spread 32 cms. To the underside is the makers mark for Creswick & Co. Circa 1865.