Regent Antiques has been trading in London for three decades. We specialise in English and Continental antique furniture, silver and porcelain. Our main markets are Europe and North America and we export worldwide. Large 8 Bottle Silver Plated Wine Cooler Ice Bucket. This is an elegant and stylish large new silver plated champagne cooler.This alluring item is perfectly suited to a party, and can easily accommodate eight bottles. It brings with it a touch of sophistication and class and it is certain to become a talking point over any meal. It bears a coat of arms and an inscription in front. I drink champagne when I win, to celebrate... And I drink champagne when I lose, to console myself.
There is a further inscription in the back which reads. I drink it when I'm happy and when I'm sad. Sometimes I drink it when I'm alone. When I have company I consider it obligatory. I trifle with it if I'm not hungry and I drink it when I m.
Otherwise I never touch it unless I'm thirsty. The simplicity of the design, coupled with the attractive silver plating, have a wonderfully stately effect on the beholder. In excellent condition - p lease see photos for confirmation of condition. Height 29 x Width 63 x Depth 38. Height 11.4 x Width 24.8 x Depth 15.0.
Napoleon Bonaparte used to say In victory, you deserve Champagne, in defeat, you need it. Napoleon first met Champagne maker Jean-Remy Moët while at French military school. The friendship of these two men would have lasting impact on the history of the Champagne region and on the beverage itself as Napoleon actively supported his friend and stopped by his Chateau often even after becoming emperor. Bollinger is a Champagne house founded in 1829. A producer of sparkling wines from the Champagne region.
They produce several labels of Champagne. Under the Bollinger name, including the vintage. Vieille Vignes Françaises, Grand Année and R.
The real expansion of the house took place. In 1918 when Jacques Bollinger, the son of Georges, took over the company.
Jacques married Emily Law de Lauriston Bourbers, known as "Lilly". Jacques further expanded the facilities by building new cellars, purchasing the Tauxieres vineyards, and acquiring the assets of another Champagne house on Boulevard du Marechal de Lattire de Tassigny-where Bollinger's officers are presently located. When Jacques Bollinger died in 1941, Lilly Bollinger took over. Lilly was well-publicized in the Champagne region, leaving several noteworthy quotes. Lilly managed Bollinger until 1971, when her nephews Claude d'Hautefeuille and Christian Bizot succeeded her.
Take a tour of our London showrooms. Take Piccadilly line to Manor House station. Go to top of escalators and turn left. Take exit 7 and walk straight on for 10 metres. Manor Warehouse is on the right.There is car parking available on site. Please make all cheques payable to Regent Antiques. Bank details: Regent Antiques - BBVA - Account: 05701615 - Sort: 23-59-11. For the best value, we recommend offsetting this cost by purchasing multiple items. The item "Large 8 Bottle Silver Plated Wine Cooler Ice Bucket" is in sale since Tuesday, May 23, 2017. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Silver Plate\Bowls". The seller is "regentantiquesuk" and is located in London N4 1BX. This item can be shipped worldwide.