A very fine quality English early 19th century carved mahogany wine cooler or cellaret, of generous proportions, after a design by Charles Heathcote Tatham
Conceived in the ‘Antiquarian’ manner, popularised in the late 18th -early 19th centuries by England’s leading architects and designers, such as Henry Holland, Charles Heathcote Tatham, Thomas Hope, George Smith and etc., this cellaret has the distinctive sarcophagus shape with flat domed hinged lid with rope-twist brass handle, above the flat moulded front, flanked with fluted pilasters, headed by brass paterae, the whole raised on carved and scrolled ebonised lion’s paw feet, previously with concealed castors.
Height: 22.5 in / 57 cm
Width: 24.25 in / 61.5 cm
Depth: 20.5 in / 52 cm