Late Victorian Oak 3 Decanter Tantalus with Games Drawer & Key
A very good quality Victorian brass bound oak Tantalus with three cut glass decanters and a games drawer which includes a cribbage board. Carved panels to the front and top and the original lock and key. To access the decanters, it has to be unlocked which allows you to lift up the two lids which in turn reveal two compartments for card games etc. At the base, there is a drawer that can be pulled out after a white metal pin has been removed. The drawer is divided into three compartments which are lined with navy blue velvet and housed in a compartment at the back, is a cribbage board. There are three separate compartments for the decanters and the bottoms have been re-lined with green baize, as has the underside of the base. One of the decanters has a small chip missing from the collar (see photo) but apart from this, they are all in excellent condition. The Tantalus has been cleaned, re-waxed and polished and is terrific condition, the oak have a good colour and very nice patination. Measurements: 36 cm wide 27 cm deep and 32 cm high. C leaned and restored to a high standard. All you need to do is wipe over with a soft cloth from time to tim e. You can occasionally use a spray furniture polish that contains bees wax, which will maintain its satin sheen. Please dont use a silicone spray as this could be detrimental to the wax ed surface. The item "Late Victorian Oak 3 Decanter Tantalus with Games Drawer & Key" is in sale since Monday, April 8, 2019. This item is in the category "Pottery, Porcelain & Glass\Glass\Crystal/ Cut Glass\Crystal/ Cut Glass Objects\Decanters & Jugs". The seller is "whatnotrousers" and is located in Blakeney. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom, Antigua and barbuda, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Australia, United States, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, China, Israel, Hong Kong, Norway, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Singapore, South Korea, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Bangladesh, Belize, Bermuda, Bolivia, Barbados, Brunei darussalam, Cayman islands, Dominica, Egypt, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Grenada, French guiana, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Macao, Monaco, Maldives, Montserrat, Martinique, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Turks and caicos islands, Aruba, Saudi arabia, South africa, United arab emirates, Ukraine, Chile.
- Object Type: Tantalus
- Glassware Type: Crystal/ Cut Glass