* An English Silver-plate Tantalus
of typical form containing three cut glass decanters
Width 13 1/2 inches
Estimate $ 200-400
Property from the Collection of Mrs. James Vail, Lake Forest, Illinois
In decent, stable condition. Frame intact without dents or repairs but having losses to the silver-plating throughout. With key, lock works but sticks. Base stamped JD&CO, likely for Johnson, Durban & Co. Further numbered 4415.
Bottles intact without cracks or repairs but with chipping and surface wear to bases. Each stopper with some chipping to bottom edge from use.