Two cylindrical ice pails made of 22 carat gold, with two lion masks and hinged handles.
A pair of Ice Pails by British, 16801690
© British Museum
- Gold Dimensions: 26.7 x 21.9 cm (20 cm at foot)
- Art Fund grant:
- £20,000 ( Total: £278,000)
- Acquired in:
- Earl Spencer
Not hall-marked and with no letter date. Total weight of two pails 365 oz 6 dwts.
Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough; the Hon John Spencer by 1744; by descent Earls Spencer at Althorp.