A Mid 20th Century Pair of Silver Champagne Coolers in a Hand Embossed Crocodile Skin by Maker Paolo Scavia, Valenza Italy circa 1945-50
A great design and beautifully made pair of coolers for champagne or wine. The stylised cast silver engraved handles are in the form of serpents which really adds a striking distinction to the overall look.
Paolo Scavia was a master silversmith and these coolers are a great example of the superb quality hand made pieces that he produced. They are both stamped on the base with makers marks & silver mark 800.
Height of the bases 23 cm
Height to top of handles 29 cm
Diameter of coolers 22 cm
Width top of handles 31.5 cm