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Antique French “cave A Liquor” Ebonised French Tantalus


£985 | $1,373 USD | €1,148 EUR
Item Number: SA705068
Date of manufacture: 19th Century
Current Status: For sale
Seller: Antoinettes Heirlooms
This antique has been viewed 33 times in the past month with the most views from Poland.


This is an outstanding piece of exceptional quality.
The ebonised body is inlaid with brass bands and fretwork.
The inlaid boule work is polished tortoise shell and has highlights of polished mother of Pearl.
Boule work became very popular in 17th century france, during the reign of Louis XIV.
Andre Boule used tortoiseshell ivory ebony.bone, horn, mother of pearl, silver and brass. He perfected the intricate inlay technique in 1673.
The cabinet has its original contents
Four decanters are all engraved with matching engraved stoppers.
All free from chips or cracks.
The glasses are all complimentary and original to the decanters.
Both the glasses (14)
Decanters and stoppers (4) have a matching engraved floral pattern.
This cabinet still has a working locking mechanism, the key is a later addition which does work.
An absolutely stunning piece. In complete original order.


This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 19th Century.


Height = 26 cm (10.2")
Width = 32 cm (12.6")
Depth = 24 cm (9.4")

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Antoinettes Heirlooms
The Shopping Courtyard
Stratford Garden Centre
Campden Road
Clifford Chambers
CV37 8LW
United Kingdom

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