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2024 Winter Fine Art, Antiques & Jewelry (Day 1)

Sat, Jan 27, 2024 09:00AM EST
Lot 80

Cased Tantalus Set, English

Estimate: $500 - $600

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Tantalus or travelling liquor cabinet. Quarter sawn oak cabinet with nickel plated brass hardware, handles and lock. Hinged lid opens to reveal mirrored panels, 3 cut clear crystal decanters fitted into conforming compartments, each decanter with a sterling silver liquor tag for bourbon, scotch, and brandy. Hinged front face lowers to reveal camphor-lined pull-out drawer divided for cigars or cigarettes. Spring loaded drawer beneath decanters, with 3 divisions and one with hidden center compartment. Case: 14" H x 14 1/2" W x 10 1/2" D. Decanter: 9" H. Retains key. England, first quarter 20th century.


Overall good condition. Hinges slightly loose to top lid. Functioning locking mechanism. Brassing to hardware. Minor scratches and denting, wear commensurate with age and use. Lacks original stems and tray.

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