George III period mahogany octagonal wine cooler with brass bound upper section

REF: 7937

George III period mahogany octagonal wine cooler with brass bound upper section

REF: 7937

A George III period mahogany octagonal wine cooler. On finely tapering supports. Retaining original shoes and castors. Brass bound upper section. The interior with a replaced zinc liner.

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 45.72 cm / 18 14"
  • Depth 45.72 cm / 18 14"
  • Year c. 1780
  • Country England