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Georgian Mahogany Plate Pail

Brass Bound Mahogany plate pail of coopered construction with folding cast brass bow carrying handle. The long passages which frequently separated kitchen and dining room in eighteenth century homes made the carrying of plates a formidable task for servants. To facilitate transport, mahogany pails were produced, the open section to enable the plates to be readily handled. Now with tole liner of later date.
English circa 1780 - 1800.
Height 15.5” (39cm) Diameter 14” (36cm)
Stock No. 7990

In 1769, Chippendale’s firm supplied Sir Edward Knatchbull with ‘a neat mahogany plate basket with brass bow handle.’

Price: £3,950.00




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Georgian Mahogany Plate Pail

Brass Bound Mahogany plate pail of coopered construction with folding cast brass bow carrying handle. The long passages which frequently separated kitchen and dining room in eighteenth century homes made the carrying of plates a formidable task for servants. To facilitate transport, mahogany pails were produced, the open section to enable the plates to be readily handled. Now with tole liner of later date.
English circa 1780 - 1800.
Height 15.5” (39cm) Diameter 14” (36cm)
Stock No. 7990

In 1769, Chippendale’s firm supplied Sir Edward Knatchbull with ‘a neat mahogany plate basket with brass bow handle.’

Price: £3,950.00

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