Art Deco Champagne coolers or ice buckets by Cardeilhac, 1930s
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A large, showstopping pair of Sterling silver Art Deco Champagne coolers by renowned Parisian silversmiths Cardeilhac. Each geometric cooler has eight sides and a deep semi-circular foot set proud of each corner, finished in black enamel. The bottom edge and rims feature a sleek linear moulding and is punctuated by a black and white enamel stepped motif, to the front and reverse. Each feature Cardeilhac silver marks, and the Minerva mark for Sterling silver. French, circa 1930s.
Height of each: 12 inches (30 cm)
Established in Paris in 1804, Maison Cardeilhac specialised in luxury silver tableware and cutlery. Under the supervision of Ernest – third generation of the family – the desirability for Cardeilhac’s designs grew, and several of their pieces feature in important museum collections, including the Musée d’Orsay in Paris.
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