fine quality early c19th regency period mahogany wine cellarette

Fine quality early C19th Regency period mahogany wine cellarette.


| $2,698 USD | €2,537 EUR

Item Ref

ML 1704


Fine quality early C19th Regency period mahogany wine cellarette.
Of classically-designed ancient sarcophagus-shaped form , the panelled front cellarette is raised on exceptionally well-carved acanthus-wrapped lions' paw feet with intricate claw detail . The stepped and concave-moulded lid with a well-carved oblong central block or tablet , of stylised flowers. The carved feet fitted with original 'concealed' or sunken, brass barrel-type castors . The panelled ends each fitted with an original cast-brass well-detailed lion's mask ring handle.
The polished interior of plain form , which would hold approximately 15-20 bottles of wine. The lid fitted with brass hinges and an interior brass restraining chain . The front fitted with a brass lock escutcheon and supplied with original steel key .
Drawing its influences and inspiration from the revisited forms of the ancient classical worlds of Greece and Rome , made fashionable again during this Regency period by the drawings and designs of leading architects and designers such as Thomas Hope , George Smith and Charles Heathcote-Tatham.
Of good compact ,practical proportions.
Excellent condition , figured and flamed mahogany with a rich patina, cleaned and waxed in our workshops.
H 19"
W 32"
D 19"
England c.1820
Established in the Cathedral City of Worcester for over 30 years , M.Lees&Sons , run by Michael Lees ,have been dealing with public and trade from show-rooms in an early Georgian town-house. We aim to provide a straight-forward approach to our business and build lasting relationships with our customers. As members of the 'London and Provincial Antique Dealers Association' , we provide full descriptive details , date ,authenticity and any available provenance ,with full disclosure of any restoration or repair which may have taken place .
Whether buying for pleasure , decoration or investment, we welcome you to our web-site or premises .
Past projects have included advising clients on forming and disposing of collections , furnishing period properties , hotel and commercial projects , also a shoot-room and lodge .
All goods are available to view and owned by M.Lees&Sons .
If visiting, a telephone call prior is advisable as due to the demands of the business the show-room does not have regular hours . Please feel free to contact us if we can be of assistance .
Tel. 01905 26620 / 07860826218
Located in the centre of Worcester in the shadow of the Cathedral with easy parking nearby. Exit Junction 7 M5 and follow the signs for Worcester Porcelain Museum . Our premises are located 100 metres from the Museum and 50 metres from Pay&Display car-park in nearby King St.
Internal Ref: ML 1704


Height = 49 cm (19")
Width = 82 cm (32")
Depth = 49 cm (19")

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