Cellarette

Object Number: 
1956.133
Date: 
1800-1810
Medium: 
Mahogany, brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 27 x 24 1/4 x 19 in. ( 68.6 x 61.6 x 48.3 cm )
Description: 
Mahogany cellarette with tapering oval-cylindrical body and hinged lid; barrel construction with three brass bands; brass hinges and lock; lead lining with eight compartments around central compartment; four square, outswept legs.
Gallery Label: 
Cellarettes were portable wine coolers with lead-lined interior compartments. They could be stored beneath the sideboard and rolled out for use at meal time. This example was used in the Verplanck mansion at 3 Wall Street.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Bayard Verplanck
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group