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Antique French Black Forest Tantalus Hunt Dog Liquor Box Decanter Cavé à Liqueur

Antique French Black Forest Tantalus Hunt Dog Liquor Box Decanter Cavé à Liqueur

$ 5,925.00
Antique French Black Forest Tantalus Hunt Dog Liquor Box Decanter Cavé à Liqueur

~Direct from France~
~Stunning carved Black Forest tantalus or “cavé à Liqueur”!~
~The motif on the case is faux bois and stone (carvings emulate wood thatch roof & castle walls). The base and side carvings imply a castle type design of faux stone blocks and columns.
~Case is surmounted with a full body, resting hunting dog (or fox!) ~
~Cut and etched glass on all four sides, with the dual front panels having etched fleur de lis designs; other 3 panels having a diamond etched pattern. The smaller sides also feature arched shape framing~
~Hinged top opens upward to reveal a delicately carved removable wood carrier, having a tall, fluted center handle with carved rosette and finial top. The two level carrier has two tiers, both fully carved, with a total of 16 shaped cordial holders and 4 round decanter holders~
~There are 12 of the etched glass cordials and 4 of the etched decanters with etched stoppers~
~Remnants of original tag inside~
~19th century~

Measurements
15.5”ht. x 17.75” x 13.25”.
Inside case, approx. 8.25”ht. x 12.25” x 7.75”.
Cordials are approx. 3”ht.
Decanters with stoppers, approx. 8”ht, varies.

NOTE: All of our antiques are direct from Europe. I personally select each item for the quality, design and unique characteristics that you will always find in our distinctive inventory at Geaux Vintage Antiques.
Please shop our store and feel free to email with any questions!

Shipping
Professional packaging, insurance and shipping via UPS will be $ 175.00.
(Lower 48 states only).


Condition
Good condition for its age, normal signs of age, use, dings, scratches, imperfections. Key not included. Misc. chips, include chip to one foot of removable caddy. Included multiple photos should be considered as an integral part of the description; please email with any questions prior to making a purchase. Our antique furniture should be purchased for its uniqueness, higher quality material and craftsmanship and antique patina…NOT for like-new condition.

Geaux Vintage Antiques has a large inventory of French, English and European antique furniture, as well as an outstanding selection of antique home décor. …”with all that, why ‘Geaux’ anywhere else?”…

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