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    Sale 5745

    The Country House Sale: Pomfret House and Tetworth Hall

    5 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 486

    A GEORGE III BRASS-BOUND MAHOGANY WINE-COOLER ON STAND

    LATE 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GEORGE III BRASS-BOUND MAHOGANY WINE-COOLER ON STAND
    Late 18th century
    The oval body with carrying-handles and lead-lined interior, on square tapering legs with brass caps and castors
    21 in. (53 cm.) high; 26 in. (66 cm.) wide; 17½ in. (44 cm.) deep


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    Related 'brass hoop' cisterns were supplied in 1759 for Dumfries House, Scotland by Thomas Chippendale (d.1779) (C. Gilbert, The Life and Work of Thomas Chippendale, London, 1978, vol. 11, fig 121). A similar one, supplied for Novar, Scotland is featured in J. Zoffany's 1781 portrait entitled the 'Ferguson Group' (R.Edwards, The Shorter Dictionary of English Furniture, 1954 p.640, fig 7).

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