Huge George IV Sheffield Plate Champagne Buckets -- 25 in, 63.5
Our George IV period Sheffield plate vases each measure 25 in (63.5 cm) tall. They feature circular stepped bases with applied grapevine borders with foliage below a wide band of grapevine, with handles and rims of the removable liners formed as scrolling flora and foliage. Each in good condition. There are areas where the silverplate's been worn down to base metal, particularly on one side of the base of one bucket. There are slight bends to the liners, scratches, nicks and small dents to each. Liner of each carries a red painted inventory mark "AA 373" where the letters are joined in a pseudo monogram. Provenance: Christie's.