Object Place: Europe, England
71.12 cm (28 in.)
Medium or Technique
Mahogany, mahogany veneers, original tin liner
Alan and Simone Hartman Galleries (Gallery 241)
Mahogany. In the form of an oval covered urn on rectangular foot with casters.
In formal dining rooms, a wine cooler could be moved beside the dinner table within reach of the host. A removable metal liner held ice to chill several bottles, and casters allowed such heavy furniture to be moved with ease.
Gift of Mrs. John S. Ames