Stunning Victorian Tantalus set of 3 heavy lead crystal diamond pattern decanters, in a fitted tray with 3 compartments. Bought at the Burlington Arcade in London 25 years ago and now offered for sale by the purchaser. The tantalus is 14 inches wide, 5 and 1/2 inches deep 3 decanters.The three compartments in the tray are each lined with green baize. The decanters weigh about 2 and 1/2 pounds each and are diamond faceted. They are 3 and 1/2 inches square and stand 9 inches high. The stopper tops are faceted spheres and are 2 inches in diameter.
The stopper bottoms show some chip wear due to the age and prior use, visible in the photographs where the stoppers have been placed at the feet of the decanters. The outer decanters were used for whisky and brandy and show their residue in coloration, while the central one is clearer, as it was used for gin. Please study the photographs carefully, as they are an essential part of the Item Description. The item "Crystal Liquor (3) Decanters Holder Case (Tantalus)Vintage Victorian" is in sale since Saturday, April 14, 2018.
This item is in the category "Collectibles\Barware\Bar Sets". The seller is "edhaydin12345" and is located in Jenkintown, Pennsylvania. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Portugal, Sweden, Belgium, France, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Mexico, New Zealand, Switzerland, Norway, Bermuda, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Iceland, Jersey, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco.