George III period mahogany oval brass bound wine cooler

REF: 8010

George III period mahogany oval brass bound wine cooler

REF: 8010

George III period mahogany oval brass bound wine cooler of finely shaped reeded tapering supports. The interior now entirely missing.

Wine-coolers and Cellarettes were widely used from the 18th century & throughout the 19th century for chilling wine. They tend to be wooden, often mahogany or oak strengthened with brass bands to the outer edge, and lead-lined with a bung to release melted ice.

  • Height 69.85 cm / 27 12"
  • Width 73.66 cm / 29 14"
  • Depth 50.8 cm / 20 14"
  • Year c. 1790
  • Country England