• Chinese Export Porcelain Openwork Basket with Pitt Armorial
    Chinese Export Porcelain Openwork Basket with Pitt Armorial
  • Bombe Desk and Bookcase
    Bombe Desk and Bookcase
  • The Landing of the Pilgrims
    The Landing of the Pilgrims
  • Side Chairs
    Side Chairs
  • Penn's Treaty with the Indians
    Penn's Treaty with the Indians
 
  • Artist/Maker
  • Date Made ca. 1789
  • Place Made
  • Materials Metals; Silver-Plate; Sheffield; Fused-Plate
  • Measurements
  • Funds donated by Mrs. Frank L. Wright in memory of her husband
  • Room
  • Accession # 1994.0014000000001

Wine Cooler

Shortly after his election as first president of the United States, George Washington began to acquire silver and fused-plate objects that would allow him to entertain in a manner befitting his new office.