07-14-2012 07-14-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2605B Boston
July 14, 2012 10:00AMCalender
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Victorian Oak Three-bottle Tantalus

$415$350
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2605B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 14, 2012 10:00AM

Description:

Victorian Oak Three-bottle Tantalus, England, late 19th century, back portion with hood and mirrored-back for the three bottle compartments, bottles are unmarked and square-shaped with square facets and a circular finial to stopper; front section with two upper doors opening to reveal five compartments within which are two unmarked shot glasses and five silver-plated bottle tickets, ht. 12 3/4, wd. 14, dp. 10 1/2 in.
Estimate $200-300

Key included; one bottle with small chip to base, another with small chip to flared mouth. Oak case in good overall condition with no chips, cracks, repairs or surface abrasions.

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United Kingdom