A REGENCY MAHOGANY CELLARET
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A REGENCY MAHOGANY CELLARET

EARLY 19TH CENTURY, POSSIBLY SCOTTISH

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A REGENCY MAHOGANY CELLARET
EARLY 19TH CENTURY, POSSIBLY SCOTTISH
The canted rectangular cavetto hinged top with gadrooned edge enclosing a lead-lined interior with one division, the tapering sunken-panelled sides with beaded border, with grape-vine bronzed side-handles, on gadrooned plinth and paw feet with castors, the lock later
19½ in. (49.5 cm) high; 32 in. (81.5 cm.); 19¾ in. (50 cm.) deep
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Lot Essay

The 'Sunk Field and Bead' technique in the panels of this cellaret appears in the tables of the Edinburgh Book of Prices in 1811 and is characteristic of the work of cabinet-makers working around Edinburgh in the first half of the 19th century, among whom James Mein of Kelso and William Trotter (see also F. Bamford, A Dictionary of Edinburgh Furniture Makers, Leeds, 1983, pl. 59).
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