Rare Mahogany Brass Bound Bottle Cooler, late 18th C., with pierced handle and shaped rim, the sides with three brass bands and the top edge with a line of boxwood stringing. English, circa 1780. Originally with a tin liner.
Provenance: The Harry Z. Isaacs Collection from Historic Long Branch Estate, Virginia*
Length :16.25 in.
Height to Handles: 8.5"
*Long Branch was built on
property surveyed by a young George Washington for Lord Fairfax. In 1788, Robert Carter Burwell inherited the land and began building in 1811 with the consultation of U.S. Capitol Architect Benjamin Henry Latrobe.