Mark Goodger

Silver Tantalus

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Walker & Hall Silver Tantalus with three beautiful cylindrical diamond cut glass decanters with faceted stoppers and star cut bases. Each glass decanter and stopper are numbered to coincide with the numbers on the Tantalus frame and decanter necks. This... Read More


SKU: 6bbf7324049e Category:
Dimensions 17.5 × 34.5 cm
Year

c. 1880

Medium

Silver, Glass

Country

United Kingdom

Description

Description

Walker & Hall Silver Tantalus with three beautiful cylindrical diamond cut glass decanters with faceted stoppers and star cut bases. Each glass decanter and stopper are numbered to coincide with the numbers on the Tantalus frame and decanter necks.

This holdfast Tantalus features a solid frame with a locking mechanism that tilts the decanters when unlocked forward for removal.

The business was established by George Walker in Sheffield 1845, then in 1853 it was joined by Henry Hall to became Walker & Hall.

This Tantalus comes with a fully work lock and key.

More information on Tantaluses can be found on our historypage.

Additional information

Additional information

Dimensions 17.5 × 34.5 cm
Year

c. 1880

Medium

Silver, Glass

Country

United Kingdom