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Antique Locking Tantalus, English, Oak, Glass, Decanter Case, Edwardian, C.1910 (1 of 12)
London Fine Ltd
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Antique Locking Tantalus, English, Oak, Glass, Decanter Case, Edwardian, C.1910

REF: 18.8468 / LA404411
£1195
€1379
$1438
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Description
This is an antique locking tantalus. An English, oak and cut glass decanter case, dating to the Edwardian period, circa 1910. Useful and attractive tantalus with decorative appeal Displays a desirable aged patina throughout Oak case shows fine grain interest with wisps of medullary rays Cut glass decanters presented in very good order Decanters held securely behind a drop-front fascia and resting on original, aged velvet pads 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 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. We offer a 100% satisfaction guarantee with all of our antiques. Please contact us if you require any further information - we are here to help. Our Ref: 18.8468

measurements

Height:
33.5 cm
Width:
36 cm
Depth:
13 cm

declaration

London Fine Ltd has clarified that the Antique Locking Tantalus, English, Oak, Glass, Decanter Case, Edwardian, C.1910 (LA404411) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being c.1910

condition

Presented in very good antique condition.

additional info

Material:
Origin:
Artisan:
-
Date of Manufacture:
c.1910

delivery

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location

This Antique Locking Tantalus, English, Oak, Glass, Decanter Case, Edwardian, C.1910 is located in Hele, United Kingdom

Dealer Information:

London Fine Ltd

Hele, United Kingdom