The figured rosewood sarcophagus-shaped top with ebony and ebonized mouldings lifts up to reveal a fully fitted and divided cellaret complete with the original zinc lining. On the inside of the lid is an engraved brass plaque with the inscription: Family Relic, This Cellaret belonged to, Sir JOHN BARROW BART, Purchased 1811, J. BARROW ESQ Re.R.F.S, 17 Hanover Terrace, Regents Park. The rosewood veneered cellaret retains the original brass carry handles and stands on the original bronzed style lions’ paw feet which terminate on concealed brass castors.
Height 52.00cm (20.47 inches)
Width 74.00cm (29.13 inches)
Depth 48.00cm (18.9 inches)
Stock No: F797
Excellent, retaining good colour, patination and lustre. The cellaret comes with a piece of glass left behind by the previous owner which can be placed on top of the wine cellaret to transform the item into a small coffee table!