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19th Century English Tantalus Decanters Stamped by Makers


"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.


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    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions

    H 11.5 in. x W 13.5 in. x D 5.5 in.

    H 29.21 cm x W 34.29 cm x D 13.97 cm

  • Seller location
    Charleston, SC
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