Antique Locking Tantalus, English, Oak, Decanter Case, Fenton Bros, Victorian (1 of 12)
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Antique Locking Tantalus, English, Oak, Decanter Case, Fenton Bros, Victorian

REF: 18.6999 / LA330728
£1295
€1456
$1765
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Description
This is an antique locking tantalus. An English, oak and silver plated decanter case by Fenton Brothers of Sheffield, dating to the late Victorian period, circa 1900. Alluring tantalus with decorative appeal Displays a desirable aged patina Oak case shows fine grain interest with striking medullary rays Cut glass in very good order throughout Two-piece locking bar uniting both sides with sinuous handle to centre Circular, working lock secures access to the decanters — key present Shaped stile ends decorated with silver plated brightwork Plinth base with attractive bracing in the Gothic revival taste Trio of superb decanters with cut glass decorative finish and eye-catching faceted stoppers Named for the character in Greek mythology, Tantalus The locking tantalus is an allegory for the inability to satisfy temptations Ideally suited for the displaying of fine spirits without unsolicited access This example engraved with the maker's mark of Fenton Bros, Sheffield and the Staniforth Patent mark This is a fascinating and highly appealing antique locking tantalus with three quality decanters, displayed within wonderfully figured oak offering great colour and medullary rays. A fine addition to a Gentleman's lounge and sure to be a conversation piece. Delivered waxed, polished and ready to enjoy. Dimensions: Max Width: 36.5cm (14.25'') Max Depth: 14.5cm (5.75'') Max Height: 32cm (12.5'') Decanter Width: 8.5cm (3.25'') Decanter Depth: 8.5cm (3.25'') Decanter Height: 22cm (8.75'') We offer a 100% satisfaction guarantee with all of our antiques. We ship worldwide with professional packing and attractive rates – please send us your post / zip code and country for a quote. Free delivery to most of the U.K. – Please send us your post code for confirmation. Deliveries taking on average ten working days to arrive at your door from receipt of payment. Please contact us if you require any further information - we are here to help. Our Ref: 18.6999

measurements

Height:
32 cm
Width:
36.5 cm
Depth:
14.5 cm

declaration

London Fine Ltd has clarified that the Antique Locking Tantalus, English, Oak, Decanter Case, Fenton Bros, Victorian (LA330728) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being c.1900

condition

Presented in very good antique condition.

additional info

Material:
Glass
Oak
Origin:
English
Artisan:
-
Date of Manufacture:
c.1900

delivery

We ship worldwide with professional packing and attractive rates – please send us your post / zip code and country for a quote. Free delivery to most of the U.K. – Please send us your post code for confirmation. Deliveries taking on average ten working days to arrive at your door from receipt of payment.

location

This Antique Locking Tantalus, English, Oak, Decanter Case, Fenton Bros, Victorian is located in Hele, United Kingdom

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