Wine cooler depicting British Foot Guards N081106

APSLEY HOUSE, London. Wine cooler from the Duke of Wellington's Prussian Service, made in Berlin 1817-19. This was a gift to the Duke from the King of Prussia, and here depicts troops commanded by the Duke in France in 1815, in this case British Foot Guards: 2nd (Coldstream) Guards (left) and 1st Grenadier Guards. WM943_1948.


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