Hepplewhite Period Brass Bound Mahogany Cellarette on Stand with Brass Castors. Circa 1770 - 1790


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For sale, a superb hexagonal brass bound mahogany cellarette or cellaret on stand with brass castors. Circa 1770 - 1790.

Similar cellarettes appear in George Hepplewhite’s “The Cabinet-Maker & Upholsterer’s Guide” of 1788 although we may attribute these to a slightly earlier period as Hepplewhite’s Guide was released posthumously. The onset of The Regency Period made way for the more commonly encountered sarcophagus classical form.

The cellarette has a replacement lock and the liner and although old, is certainly a replacement as the original would have been more integral to the inside of the piece and would have drained through the base.