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    Sale 7614

    19th Century Furniture, Sculpture, Works of Art and Ceramics

    24 September 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 3

    A FRENCH ORMOLU AND ETCHED-GLASS TANTALUS

    LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A FRENCH ORMOLU AND ETCHED-GLASS TANTALUS
    LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY
    The pierced-foil finial frame enclosing glazed panels etched with trailing flowers, the hinged lid enclosing a divided interior fitted with six decanters with stoppers, on a stiff-leaf cast tapering base cornered by paw-feet
    11 in. (28 cm.) high; 12 in. (30 cm.) wide; 9 in. (23 cm.) deep


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