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Victorian Burr-walnut Tantalus With Games Compendium

Status: This item has been sold
Sold by: Masons Antiques


A completely original Victorian tantalus in excellent condition throughout. It has 3 cut glass decantors with neck labels showing "Whiskey", "Vodka" and "Rum". These have a mirror backing to reflect their glory. Two side folding doors open to reveal a two-part section containing 3 Sherry schooners and a full set of Dominos. It is fitted with a working lock and key.
On opening these doors, a lift up lever is revealed that opens a tray to the base in which is held further games items including 2 sets of cards, cribbage boards, and 5 white and 3 black dices.
Everything about this tantalis is original with no replacement or substitute pieces and is a credit to it's former owner. It is beautifully French-polished and all of the brassware is in excellent order.
A pleasure to see something in such beautiful, original condition.
All cards accepted.
Masons Antiques are specialist suppliers of high quality, guaranteed, antique clocks.


This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as Victorian.


Height = 33 cm (13.0")
Width = 33 cm (13.0")
Depth = 27 cm (10.6")

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Masons Antiques
United Kingdom

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