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Buckets, Wine Coolers, Cellarettes & Jardinieres

Wine-coolers and Cellarettes were widely used from the 18th century & through the 19th for chilling wine. They tend to be wooden, often mahogany strengthened with brass bands, & lead-lined with a bung to release melted ice. They can be open or lidded & are on bases with legs. They have carrying handles so they could be moved around. Jardinieres are similar wooden items with lead linings but designed for pot-plants. Wooden brass-bound buckets were used for taking plates to & from the dining room, and for carrying peat for the many fires in houses of the period.