19th Century French Gilt Bronze Tantalus
Antique 19th Century French Gilt Bronze, Brass & Glass "Cave à Liqueur" Tantalus, with 4 Original gold trimmed cut crystal Decanters w/ stoppers and 12 Original Liqueur Glasses (3 missing and 1 not original). The front and top open with a key lock and the Interior Gilted Cradle lifts out. Each decanter and glass has an etched frosted glass pattern and the glass sides of the box are beveled, etched and frosted as well. Overall Dimensions at the Claw Feet: 12w x 10d x 10h. Rare and exquisite, boasting of fine French quality! Circa 1870.