Miniature Tantalus
Miniature Tantalus
Miniature Tantalus
Miniature Tantalus
Miniature Tantalus
Miniature Tantalus
Miniature Tantalus
Miniature Tantalus
Miniature Tantalus
Miniature Tantalus
Miniature Tantalus
Miniature Tantalus

Miniature Tantalus

c. 1900 United Kingdom

Offered by Hampton Antiques

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Miniature Betjemanns Walnut Tantalus.
The miniature Tantalus has a silver plated carrying handle and decorative corners supports on all four sides.

The Tantalus contains three superb round lead crystal hobnail cut glass decanters with faceted stoppers and star cut bases.

The Decanters can be removed by pressing the the lock barrel down which will allow the carrying handle to be pivoted forwards or back. The carrying handle is stamped with the following:
"Betjemanns Patent 37821 London" "The Tantalus"

Important information on how to lock and unlocking a Tantalus.

When locking the Tantalus always try it first with the swing arm in the open position so you feel the tolerance of the lock.

Operating the Bramah lock and key for the Antique Coromandel Tantalus: Push key into the barrel of the lock and whilst keeping the key pushed in to the sprung barrel turn the key anti clockwise will unlock the Tantalus, then push down on the barrel allowing you to pull the handle either towards or away from you to remove the decanters, if its already locked you will not be able to do this until the Tantalus is unlocked.

Shipping Cost:
United Kingdom £25
Europe £65
International £85

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Dimensions
Height 7.00 inch (17.78 cm)
Width 9.00 inch (22.86 cm)
Depth 3.75 inch (9.52 cm)
Medium
Wood, Silver Plate, Glass
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Towcester
Northamptonshire
England

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