Antique Cut-Glass Liquor Set in Birdseye Maple Marquetry Box For Sale
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Antique Cut-Glass Liquor Set in Birdseye Maple Marquetry Box

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The casket for this fine, cut-glass and gilt liquor set is crafted in bird's-eye maple wood on a rectangular plan. The top and the front are inlaid to each of the corners with mother-of-pearl, and each bordered by rosewood and mother-of-pearl helix marquetry design. A frieze bearing the same design as these borders runs across the base of the front of the casket. Each of the other sides features bird's-eye maple panels with simple ebonised borders, all set on four wooden feet. When unlocked, the front, sides and top of the case fold outwards to reveal an interior Stand of gilt bronze, which is crafted to hold the liquor set. The set comprises four bottles and thirteen of the sixteen original drinking glasses. The bottles are arranged to the centre. The sixteen glasses are arranged to either side of the bottles across two rows, where the bottom rows contain eight tumblers and the top row contains eight stemmed glassed. The bottles and glasses are all of cut-glass, each similarly decorated with gilded foliate decorations. Measures; Casket: Height 27 cm, width 34 cm, depth 27 cm Bottles: Height 21 cm, width 7.5 cm, depth 7.5 cm Glasses: Height 7.5 cm, diameter 4 cm.

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  • In the Style Of
  • Place of Origin
  • Date of Manufacture
    19th Century
  • Condition Details
    The set includes thirteen of the sixteen original drinking glasses.
  • Dimensions
    H 10.63 in. x W 13.39 in. x D 10.63 in.H 27 cm x W 34 cm x D 27 cm
  • Seller Location
    London, GB
  • Seller Reference Number
    15309
  • Sold As
    Set of 21
  • Reference Number
    LU95639282123
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