An antique 19th century French gilt ormolu liquor tantalus cabinet box. The frame work encasing beveled glass panels. Resting on four stylized lion paw feet and decorated with floral corner mounts on the lid. The front with an elaborate lock and working key.
Opening to reveal a removable holder comprised of a gilt ormolu caddy mounted onto a glass base. Housing a stunning cut crystal liquor service that includes four stoppered decanters and a set of sixteen cordial glasses. The set features exquisite deep wheel cut decoration with engraved floral intaglios accented in gold gilt. In overall good antique condition.
There are two corner chips to the front glass panel. There is a scratch to the top panel. The glassware appears to be in good condition with no chips or cracks. Dimensions: The tantalus case measures 11 1/8" height x 14 1/8" length (across the feet) x 11 deep. When opened, the tantalus stands 19 7/8 total height.
The decanters are 7 3/4 height. The cordials are 3 1/8" height x 1 5/8" diameter. Welcome to the Antique Boutique. Our aim is to provide you with a wide selection of quality antiques and collectibles.We describe everything to the best of our ability and the pictures form part of the description. We try to gather as much information about the item before listing, in an effort to offer you with an accurate and honest description. Large, clear and detailed pictures of the item help in this endeavor. Opinion on the condition of an item can vary, depending on the person viewing it.
Wear is to be expected due to age and use. Note that the item in the pictures may be larger or smaller in actuality, the pictures do not represent size. Please check the description for dimensions. The item "Antique French Gilt Bronze Tantalus Cabinet Caddy Box, Cut Crystal Liquor Set" is in sale since Friday, April 24, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Decorative Arts\Glass\Decanters".The seller is "micflsun" and is located in Canutillo, Texas. This item can be shipped worldwide.