A superb English silver wine cooler by Benjamin Smith II with ornate panels of rosettes of flowers on stylized shells, the lower section and handles cast and chased with foliage. The tapering lobe shaped cooler has a diapered middle section and the top resembles ruffled fabric. The liner has an engraved crest.
Height 10 3/4"; weight 160.85 troy oz. Dated for London 1827. A work of art in excellent condition.