cellaret


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sideboard with compartments for holding bottles

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Gallery highlights include a 19th-century wooden wine cellaret with carved beaver and maple leaf motifs; contemporary Canadian artist Jin-me Yoon's thought-provoking Souvenirs of Self, a large chromogenic print on Plexiglas; and the iconic historical painting The Death of General Wolfe by Benjamin West (1776 with studio assistants; retouched in 1806).
There is a small selection of mainly recent art acquisitions, including two examples of the extensive range of Matthew Boulton material bought by Birmingham for Soho House, a fine cellaret, or wine cooler, by Richard Hicks Bridgens from Aston Hall, and 16 of the 400 Staffordshire figure portraits bought by the Potteries Museum & Art Gallery from the Pugh Collection in 1980-82.
Among the fine furniture on offer is an early Victorian mahogany sarcophagus shaped cellaret (pounds 2,000/ 2,500), a Regency inlaid figured mahogany linen press (pounds 1,500/ 2,000), an impressive William IV carved figured mahogany sideboard, width 243.
When fitted sideboards came in, circa 1780, only one of the drawers was fitted as a wine cooler but this didn't provide nearly enough space and usually a back-up was provided by another cellaret.
DESIRABLE: This lovely 19th century mahogany cellaret in the George III style has fan paterae, line and chequer inlaid dome top with fitted brass side carrying handles.
As tea caddies and teapoys were fitted with locks from the start, so too were cellarets, because their contents were so easily removed without additional measures of security.
Early Georgian sideboards, rather like side tables without the cupboards below, had cellarets installed instead, some even having two installed on either side.