Description & Technical information

These elegant wine coolers are amongst the earliest of this new form of wine cooler introduced from France in the middle of the eighteenth century. sets of four ice pails from this period are exceedingly rare.

The arms are those Carroll or O'Carroll of Ireland, descended from Sir Maolroona O'Carroll, Chief of His Name, knighted in 1603. charles Carroll or Carrolton was a wealthy Maryland planter and last survivng signatory of the Declaration of Independance.
Weight: 5,860g, 187ozs

Date:  1769
Period:  1750-1850, 18th century
Origin:  England, London
Medium: silver-gilt
Signature: Maker`s mark of the Royal Goldsmith Thomas Heming 

Dimensions: 17 cm (6³/₄ inches)
Categories: Silver