A LATE VICTORIAN CARVED WALNUT AND BEVELED GLASS TANTALUS, LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY,
the box form rectangular hinged case with beveled glass sides and leaf tip above demi floret molded trim, enclosing a stylized undulating leafy vine and anthemion detailed frame, opening to a removable gilt brass stand with four small corner decanters with stoppers and sides of etched floral within cut trellis decoration, centering fourteen similarly detailed liqueur glasses and one associated aperitif glass, including one key. Height: 11 1/2" Width: 14 3/4" Depth: 11 1/4"
Good condition overall with some normal wear including some expected small scratches, chips, age cracks, old repairs and light surface buildup. The stand is designed for sixteen liqueur glasses and four bottles.
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