A truly magnificent three bottle decanter case made from silverplate and fully marked for the Sheffield silversmith’s, Philip Ashberry & Sons, dating to c. The silver case is exquisite beautifully reticulated or pierced with cut-out panels to showcase the beautiful cut crystal decanters inside. Either side of the case has a grand Ram’s head handle, the top of the lid has a cast Grapevine finial; the front has a lock complete with a working key. The front has a regal and decorative engraved monogram of the original owner, this would have belonged to a very wealthy family, perhaps a wedding gift. About as good as they get and and a rare find in excellent condition. The box measures 11 3/4″ x 4 3/4″ x 11 3/4 tall. Each decanter measures 3″ x 2 3/4″ x 8 1/4 tall. The item “Heirloom Quality Three Bottle Decanter Box / Tantalus by Philip Ashberry c. 1870″ is in sale since Tuesday, September 3, 2019. This item is in the category “Antiques\Decorative Arts\Glass\Decanters”. The seller is “jamielucy” and is located in London. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Style: Victorian
- Age: c.1870
- Maker: Philip Ashberry
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Primary Material: Glass
- Country/Region of Origin: United Kingdom