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Carl Deffner Art Nouveau Wine Champagne Cooler and Punch Bowl

Carl Deffner Art Nouveau Wine Champagne Cooler and Punch Bowl


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Directory: Antiques: Decorative Art: Metals: Pre 1910: Item # 1400916
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Extraordinary Art Nouveau wine or Champagne cooler is a punch bowl as well. The hammered copper cooler has pendant grapes, leaves and vines in high relief. Fluid brass whiplash handles are upon its sides. The stunning form, with an undulating rim, becomes a punch bowl when its original olive green crystal liner is placed within. The complementing cover has an undulating brass florette, along with vines, and rests upon the crystal liner. A bottle can also be placed into the liner along with ice if desired. Made by the Carl Deffner workshop in Esslingen, Germany circa 1900. Deffner produced Jugendstil design of the highest order and his works are represented in the collection of the Brohan Museum in Berlin. 9 1/2" H. to handles, 12 3/4" H. overall, 12 1/8" at handles