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This cellaret, for cooling wine bottles, descended in the Sargent family. It is depicted in the lower left corner of Henry Sargent's "The Dinner Party," exhibited in this gallery.


Said to be the object depicted in Henry Sargent's painting, The Dinner Party; by descent in the family to the donors; lent to the Museum by them May 13, 1969, and converted to a gift in 1975

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Aimée Lamb in memory of Winthrop Sargent

about 1810–20

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts


Overall: 68.6 x 45.1 x 45.1 cm (27 x 17 3/4 x 17 3/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Mahogany, brass fitting




Furniture, Case Furniture and Boxes