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new Antique Locking Tantalus, English, Oak, Decanter Case, Fenton Bros, Victorian

Antique Locking Tantalus, English, Oak, Decanter Case, Fenton Bros, Victorian

£1,295.00
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Our Stock # 18.6999

This is an antique locking tantalus. An English, oak and silver plated decanter case by Fenton Brothers of Sheffield, dating to the late Victorian period, circa 1900. 

  • Alluring tantalus with decorative appeal
  • Displays a desirable aged patina
  • Oak case shows fine grain interest with striking medullary rays
  • Cut glass in very good order throughout
  • Two-piece locking bar uniting both sides with sinuous handle to centre
  • Circular, working lock secures access to the decanters — key present
  • Shaped stile ends decorated with silver plated brightwork
  • Plinth base with attractive bracing in the Gothic revival taste
  • Trio of superb decanters with cut glass decorative finish and eye-catching faceted stoppers
  • Named for the character in Greek mythology, Tantalus
  • The locking tantalus is an allegory for the inability to satisfy temptations
  • Ideally suited for the displaying of fine spirits without unsolicited access
  • This example engraved with the maker's mark of Fenton Bros, Sheffield and the Staniforth Patent mark

This is a fascinating and highly appealing antique locking tantalus with three quality decanters, displayed within wonderfully figured oak offering great colour and medullary rays. A fine addition to a Gentleman's lounge and sure to be a conversation piece. Delivered waxed, polished and ready to enjoy.

Dimensions:
Max Width: 36.5cm (14.25'')
Max Depth: 14.5cm (5.75'')
Max Height: 32cm (12.5'')

Decanter Width: 8.5cm (3.25'')
Decanter Depth: 8.5cm (3.25'')
Decanter Height: 22cm (8.75'')


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