ANTIQUE 19thC GERMAN SOLID SILVER WINE COOLERS, GEORG ROTH, HANAU c.1890
Antique late-19th Century German pair of solid silver wine coolers, each exceptionally decorative and ornamental, of vase form on four paw feet, the sides embossed and chased in high relief with classical bacchanalian scenes, depicting figures and satyrs playing instruments, dancing, carrying fruit baskets and reclining beneath ribbon-tied laurel boughs, the cast handles modeled as rams' heads.
Each base is Hallmarked with early French silver pseudo-marks used by the Hanau firm Hanauer Silberwaren-Manufaktur (1891-1906), the first firm of Georg Roth (1906-1919), the sides also hallmarked with late 19th century French control mark.
In Great Condition - No Damage.
Width: 25 x 23cm
Combined Weight: 4110g