Antique Tantalus Victorian Decanter Box Games Compedium Large Oak Silver c1870

Antique Tantalus Victorian Decanter Box Games Compedium Large Oak Silver c1870
Antique Tantalus Victorian Decanter Box Games Compedium Large Oak Silver c1870
Antique Tantalus Victorian Decanter Box Games Compedium Large Oak Silver c1870
Antique Tantalus Victorian Decanter Box Games Compedium Large Oak Silver c1870
Antique Tantalus Victorian Decanter Box Games Compedium Large Oak Silver c1870
Antique Tantalus Victorian Decanter Box Games Compedium Large Oak Silver c1870
Antique Tantalus Victorian Decanter Box Games Compedium Large Oak Silver c1870
Antique Tantalus Victorian Decanter Box Games Compedium Large Oak Silver c1870
Antique Tantalus Victorian Decanter Box Games Compedium Large Oak Silver c1870
Antique Tantalus Victorian Decanter Box Games Compedium Large Oak Silver c1870
Antique Tantalus Victorian Decanter Box Games Compedium Large Oak Silver c1870
Antique Tantalus Victorian Decanter Box Games Compedium Large Oak Silver c1870
Antique Tantalus Victorian Decanter Box Games Compedium Large Oak Silver c1870
Antique Tantalus Victorian Decanter Box Games Compedium Large Oak Silver c1870
Antique Tantalus Victorian Decanter Box Games Compedium Large Oak Silver c1870
Antique Tantalus Victorian Decanter Box Games Compedium Large Oak Silver c1870
Antique Tantalus Victorian Decanter Box Games Compedium Large Oak Silver c1870
Antique Tantalus Victorian Decanter Box Games Compedium Large Oak Silver c1870
Antique Tantalus Victorian Decanter Box Games Compedium Large Oak Silver c1870
Antique Tantalus Victorian Decanter Box Games Compedium Large Oak Silver c1870
Antique Tantalus Victorian Decanter Box Games Compedium Large Oak Silver c1870
Antique Tantalus Victorian Decanter Box Games Compedium Large Oak Silver c1870
Antique Tantalus Victorian Decanter Box Games Compedium Large Oak Silver c1870
Antique Tantalus Victorian Decanter Box Games Compedium Large Oak Silver c1870

Antique Tantalus Victorian Decanter Box Games Compedium Large Oak Silver c1870
19th Century Victorian Games Compendium Tantalus, Circa 1870. A fine antique Victorian decanter tantalus in the form of a games compendium dating to circa 1870.

The set comprises of three cut crystal decanters housed within an oak case in a mirror backed section. Two flaps open via the original lock and key to reveal three cut crystal glasses alongside original dice and dice shaker; a button is also contained in this section which when pressed releases a secret tray containing further games including draught pieces, a cribbage board and a deck of cards. The box is made of carved oak, is decorated with various silver mounts and is flanked by two silver handles. The tantalus is surmounted with a vacant silver cartouche.

Due to their high lead content, the stoppers on the decanter reflect the colours of the rainbow when sunlight hits them. 29 cm high x 38 cm wide x 32.5 cm deep. Condition: Overall, the tantalus is in very good condition showing some signs of age and usage. Please ask any questions that you may have.
Antique Tantalus Victorian Decanter Box Games Compedium Large Oak Silver c1870