Everard Auctions and Appraisals
Live Auction

Winter Southern Estates and Collections: Session I

Tue, Feb 13, 2024 10:00AM EST
Lot 68

French Kingwood Inlaid Tantalus, 19th C

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
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Property from a Private Collector, Philadelphia and Hilton Head Island


French Kingwood Inlaid Tantalus, 19th C, the locking inlaid wood and brass box set with beveled glass panels, opening to a removable fitted interior containing four decanters (8 in. x 3 in. x 3 in.) and 16 cordial glasses (2 3/4 in. x 1 1/2 in.).

Measurements: Height: overall 11 1/2 in. x Width: 14 in. x Depth: 10 1/4 in.


Overall good condition, glasses with frits and fleabites to edges, bases of glasses with some small chips, one glass with shaped corner on base, possibly a repair, decanters with small frits and fleabites to edges, one stopper edged '38' on bottom, minor pitting and oxidation to gilt-metal, wear to edges, old marks and scratches to wood, lifting to gilt-metal banding along bottom edge.

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