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This superb wine cooler, which descended in the Derby family, exhibits the contrasting veneers of light-and-dark woods and the lion's-head brasses that characterize Boston furniture of the Federal period. Lead-lined compartments for storing and cooling wine bottles were illustrated in furniture...

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Provenance

"The M. & M. Karolik Collection of 18th century American Arts."

Credit Line

The M. and M. Karolik Collection of Eighteenth-Century American Arts

about 1806

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Eighteenth-Century American Arts No. 74

Dimensions

Overall: 72.4 x 49.5 x 57 cm (28 1/2 x 19 1/2 x 22 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

39.161

Medium or Technique

Mahogany and satinwood, hooped with brass

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Furniture, Case Furniture and Boxes