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Fine Antique English Coromandel Decanter / Drinks Box, circa 1880

About the Item

A truly magnificent drinks / decanter box made from exotic Coromandel mounted with polished brass mounts inset with a plethora of different kinds of cabochon cut and polished onyx stones. I would expect the box to made by the top-notch G Betjemann & Sons of London but I couldn't find a label which surprises me for such a top quality piece of furniture. The lid lifts (complete with a working key) and the swing doors open to reveal three fabulous circular cut crystal decanters, twelve small liquor glasses each in it's own gilded cradle. Behind the decanters is a gilded bronze drinks tray / salver with an engraved front and a central armorial crest. The underside is marked with the crossed arrows mark for Creswick & Co. of Sheffield. Beneath all of this is a cedar lined cigar drawer, with adjustable dividers to accommodate a variety of cigars. An impressive piece for the finest of homes in excellent condition dating to the late Victorian era, around 1880. 15" x 10" x 15" tall. Item ID: 40845.
  • Attributed to:
    Betjemanns & Sons (Maker)
  • Dimensions:
    Height: 15 in (38.1 cm)Width: 15 in (38.1 cm)Depth: 10 in (25.4 cm)
  • Style:
    Late Victorian (Of the Period)
  • Place of Origin:
  • Period:
  • Date of Manufacture:
    circa 1880
  • Condition:
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location:
    Bath, GB
  • Reference Number:
    Seller: 408451stDibs: LU3365313885891

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