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Wine cooler

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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

about 1790

Object Place

United States

Accession Number

32.103

Medium or Technique

Mahogany, pine

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Furniture