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Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Silver, Room 65, The Whiteley Galleries

This object consists of 3 parts, some of which may be located elsewhere.

Chesterfield Wine Cooler

Wine Coolers
1727-1728 (made)
Place of origin

'Chesterfield wine cooler'. Silver, England, London hallmarks for 1727-28 and mark of Paul Crespin.

Object details
Object type
This object consists of 3 parts.

  • Wine Cooler
  • Liner
  • Liner
Materials and techniques
Brief description
'Chesterfield wine cooler'. Silver, England, London hallmarks for 1727-28 and mark of Paul Crespin.
  • Height: 26.5cm
  • Length: 35cm
  • Width: 29.75cm
  • Weight: 5630.6g
Marks and inscriptions
  • Mark of Paul Crespin (1694-1770) overstriking Paul de Lamerie (1688-1751) struck on the base of the cooler.
  • Arms and Engraving
  • Town mark: London
Credit line
Purchased with the assistance of the National Heritage Memorial Fund, The Art Fund, Christies International, Pilgrim Trust, the Wolfson Foundation through The Art Fund, the Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths, Mr. Jacques Koopman, Asprey Plc, Schroder Trust, John S Cohen Foundation, Spink & Son Ltd, Sir Peter Michael, C.T. Bowring (Charities Fund) Ltd, Jocelyn and Katharine Morton Charitable Trust, Tessiers Ltd and other contributors to the Chesterfield Wine Coolers Appeal
Bibliographic reference
Cartier, I, The Chesterfield Wine Cooler, V&A/RCA History of Design Essay
Accession number
M.1 to B-1990

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Record createdApril 28, 1999
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