14 September 2000
THE PROPERTY OF A LADY OF TITLE
A SET OF SEVENTEEN DECANTERS NOW IN A 19TH CENTURY MAHOGANY AND EBONISED DECANTER-BOX
Of square form with reeded pilasters to the angles, the interior geometrically divided with seventeen cut-glass decanters, on a plinth base, one stopper replaced, lacking one stopper, three necks broken, with four modern silver wine-labels 'RYE', 'VERMOUTH', 'CHARTREUSE', 'CREME DE MENTHE', the box originally with a hinged top
The box: 8¼ in. (21 cm.) high; 17¼ in. (44 cm.) square (17)
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