Wine cooler

about 1790


Object Place: United States

Accession Number

32.103

Medium or Technique

Mahogany, pine

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Furniture

Body consists of eight boards, mitered and glued. Brass bands. Hinged lid. Legs tenoned into stand.

Inscription

Incised into legs: X, XI, XII, XV respectively

Provenance

[see note 1] By 1929, Mrs. Frederick O. North, Brookline, MA; 1932, gift of Mrs. Frederick O. North to the MFA.

Notes:
[1] According to the donor, the wine cooler "stood in the house in Hingham, built by Thomas Loring in 1795; bequeathed to Thomas Loring Sprague--from whom, it has come to me [Mrs. Frederick O. North of Brookline, Massachusetts]"

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Frederick O. North