Lot 228
George IV Carved Mahogany Cellarette
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Circa 1835, mahogany, mahogany veneer, three part oval form, carved tiered dome lid featuring a pineapple cap with brass handle, stylized gadrooned edge lifts from base featuring a lead lined interior, the body with a rolled edge and tapered form, bottom edge with applied rope twist molding raised on suppressed melon feet, the whole now set on a conforming frame raised on casters, retaining Christie's auction label to underside of lid.

29 x 36 x 22 in.

Private Collection, Greensboro, North Carolina

Edge of lid with six inch molding loss; the body with shrinkage splits and finish inconsistency; interior drain hole filled with composite glue; frame with minor veneer chips.

$1,500 - 2,500