A pair of George IV carved mahogany wine coolers attributed to Gillows
Lot 137
A pair of George IV carved mahogany wine coolers attributed to Gillows
Sold for £16,250 (US$ 26,082) inc. premium

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A pair of George IV carved mahogany wine coolers attributed to Gillows
The circular moulded lipped edges above lobed bodies with lead lined interiors, above ring turned moulded socles, on square plinths, each 65cm diameter, 68cm high (25 1/2in diameter, 26 1/2in high). (2)

Footnotes

  • A related wine cooler described by Gillows in the Estimate Sketch Book for 1810 as '... a handsome circular mahogany cistern neatly carved liner with lead on castors' and a version was purchased from the firm by Stephen Tempest for the dining room at Broughton Hall, North Yorkshire in 1813. The Tempest cooler is illustrated in S.Stuart, Gillows of Lancaster and London 1730-1840, Suffolk 2008, p.94 pl.640. This design was utilised by the firm for some years with versions appearing in the Estimate Sketch Books for 1823, 1826 and 1849. Other related coolers have been sold Christie's London, 6 July 1995, lot 41, Christie's London 29 July 2012, lot 52 and Phillips London, 16 April 1985, lot 117. A pair of related coolers with the addition of brass mounts were sold Phillips London, 13 June 1995, lot 213.

    See also Bonhams, London, 12 March 2014, lot 324 & 332.
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