fine quality early c19th regency period mahogany wine cellarette

Fine quality early C19th Regency period mahogany wine cellarette.



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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