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Colorless Glass and Bronze Tantalus

Auction:
2631B
Lot:
481
Sold for:
$1,440$1,200

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2631B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 12, 2013 10:00AM

Description:

Colorless Glass and Bronze Tantalus, early 20th century, the beveled glass panes with central cut starburst design, set within twisted and engraved bronze mounts, hinged front and top opening to a removable stand fitted with fourteen cordial and four decanters, all of colorless glass engraved with fruiting grapevines, exterior ht. 11 5/8, wd. 15, dp. 12 in.
Estimate $400-600

Two cordials with ground out chips to rims. One with possible repair at join of bowl to stem.

Keywords

Glass, Greek mythology, Tantalus

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