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19th Century English Tantalus Decanters Stamped by Makers

England  –  Circa 1880

DIMENSIONS:
11.5 in.H x 13.5 in.W x 5.5 in.D
29 cmH x 34 cmW x 14 cmD

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“The Tantalus Betjemann’s Patent 46043 London” stamped locking handle with the original three gorgeous and intact cut crystal decanters and their stoppers resting in a crotch mahogany case marked “Kirby Beard&Co” on a brass plaque. Feature ornate brass corners and a sturdy nickeled bronze handle coming with a fully working lock and two small keys. To unlock, the key must be turned and the barrel pressed toward the base. Actually a notice on the wooden base provide full instructions for the lock.
CREATOR: Kirby Beard & Co (Maker)
OF THE PERIOD: Victorian
PLACE OF ORIGIN: England
DATE OF MANUFACTURE: 1880
PERIOD: Late 19th Century
MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES: Crystal, Mahogany
CONDITION: Excellent
WEAR: Wear consistent with age and use
DIMENSIONS:
11.5 in.H x 13.5 in.W x 5.5 in.D
29 cmH x 34 cmW x 14 cmD