October 26, 2016, 10:00 AM BST
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Lot 1051: A PAIR OF REGENCY BRASS MOUNTED COOPERED MAHOGANY WINE COOLERS |(34 views)
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Description: with lion mask carrying handles, together with another similar George III style mahogany wine cooler with plain handles
In reasonable conserved condition. The lion mask mounts have white deposits throughout probably residual brass polish. Both moulded edges to the top of the Regency wine coolers have a number of conserved cracks to the veneer. One of the two Regency wine coolers has two lacking elements to the supporting rail to the underside. The George III wine cooler's lowest brass band is slightly loose and on the other two Regency style coolers the bands are very loose but easily fixed.
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Dimensions: the larger 31cm. high; 1ft.¼in.
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