A rare Italian ice bucket with the maker's mark of Mauro Manetti, Florence, Italy. Made in the form of an artichoke it has a gold coloured finish. There is a plastic liner on the inside. Circa 1970.
A rare piece such as this would make a wonderful wedding gift for the new collector.
Condition and wear consistent with age and use.
Overall approx. 11 ¾'' high x 7 ¾'' diameter
Overall approx. 30cm high x 20cm diameter