Chippendale-style walnut cellaret (HOA 41", WOA 18", DOA 13.5"). Blind-mitered dovetail box top has hinged lid and original brass handles and escutcheon plate. Interior divided into twelve sections. Box sits on stand with mixing slide and straight tapering and chamfered legs. Astragal molding at bottom of frame. Yellow pine secondary wood throughout. Reproduction brackets added in 2006 based on MESDA examples. Roanoke River Basin, NC, 1780-1800. This cellarette would have held, stored, and been used to move bottles of wine or liquor. The tray would have been used to hold glasses. The accompanying video provides a description of its uses and discusses its origin.
Original Format
Local Identifier
Historic Hope Plantation
Location of Original
Historic Hope Plantation
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