The Lonsdale Coolers on their original stands by Benjamin Smith and Digby Scott, London 1807

First sold to Warren Anderson in 1985 at the Sydney Fair in Paddington.

Repurchased and sold to Partridge when exhibiting at Olympia Fair in London in 1998.

Repurchased at the Safra Sale, Sotheby’s New York October 2011 and sold to a collector in the Far East.

The use of Assyrian decoration is particularly interesting and extremely rare and unusual.