Period late Regency mahogany wine cooler attributed to Gillows, ca 1825. Of Regency “Silver Form” with gadrooned top edge and grape vines motif. Solid Cuban mahogany. Silver form foliate feet. Has original lead liner. –For another Gillows attributed mahogany wine cooler with virtually identical feet, see Christies Interiors: Including Property from the Collection of Sir David and Lady Tang and Property from Bywell Hall, Northumberland and Property from Howe, London, January 31, 2018 Lot 127.
Gillows of Lancaster & London (Cabinetmaker)
Height: 20 in. (50.8 cm)
Width: 41 in. (104.14 cm)
Depth: 27 in. (68.58 cm)
Style: Regency (Of the Period)
Materials and Techniques: Mahogany, Carved
Place of Origin: England
Period: Early 19th Century
Date of Manufacture: 1825
Wear consistent with age and use. Slight age cracks typically of solid construction. With a replacement lead or copper interior, ice could be held once more.