George III Mahogany and Brass-Banded Cellarette on stand
George III Mahogany and Brass-Banded Cellarette on stand
George III Mahogany and Brass-Banded Cellarette on stand
George III Mahogany and Brass-Banded Cellarette on stand
George III Mahogany and Brass-Banded Cellarette on stand

George III Mahogany and Brass-Banded Cellarette on stand

c. 1765 England

Offered by Thomas Coulborn & Sons

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A George III octagonal mahogany wine cooler or cellaret, crossbanded in rosewood, boxwood and ebony. Retaining the original horizontal brass bandings, with unusual pearl beaded borders. Flanked by a pair of carrying handles. Raised on a stand with a thumb carved frieze and original carved brackets, set on four splayed square tapering legs, with spade feet and castors. The interior lined with zinc.

This wine cooler/cellaret can be used either for its original function for holding bottles, or as an occasional table.

Condition: The cellarette now fixed to stand with bottom board removed, later liner.

Comparators: This octagonal cellarette relates to the furniture supplied by Thomas Chippendale (1718-1779) to Ninian Home for the dining room in Paxton House, Berwickshire, located on the Scottish Borders, circa 1776. This included an octagonal cellarette which has a similar fluted frieze and panelled legs, which was part of a suite of dining room furniture comprising a pair of sideboard pedestals and vases and table (Christopher Gilbert, 'The Life and Work of Thomas Chippendale', Studio Vista, Christie’s, London, 2009, volume II, p. 79, fig. 124).
With original receipt from Jeremy Ltd, 1971.
Dimensions
Height 71.50 cm (28.15 inches)
Width 46.00 cm (18.11 inches)
Stock Code
6259
Medium
Mahogany, rosewood, boxwood and ebony, brass, zinc
Thomas Coulborn & Sons

Thomas Coulborn & Sons
Vesey Manor
64 Birmingham Road
Sutton Coldfield
West Midlands
B72 1QP
England

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