This would have served as a lock or access door to massive wine cask. They provided an opening for emptying and cleaning the French wine barrels. Known in French as a "Verrou de Fut". Today, they are a perfect decorative accessory for wine rooms or even kitchens. This model comes with its original gilt bronze spout.
CONDITION: Good antique condition--see photos
H=18 1/2, W=13, D=11
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