Lot 811
  • 811

A pair of Victorian silver wine coolers, John Mortimer & John Samuel Hunt, London, 1840

Estimate
20,000 - 30,000 USD
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Description

  • marked on bases and liners, one base stamped MORTIMER & HUNT
  • silver
  • height 12 1/4 in.
  • 31 cm
each side engraved with arms, with openwork grapevine rims and heraldic lion rampant handles

Catalogue Note

The arms are those of Fairlie of Bruntsfield, Scotland, impaling Macleod, quartering Man. Bruntsfield House is now part of James Gillespie's High School.
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