Louis XVI Style Gilt Bronze and Bird's-Eye maple Tantalus or "Cave à Liqueur"

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Object Description

Excellent Louis XVI style marquetry tantalus, manufactured circa 1860, bearing the original label of Maison Hennon Bernassau à Nîmes: oblong in shape with a breakfront, veneered with bird’s-eye maple and other woods imitating fluting. The whole mounted with finely chased gilt bronze floral banding and gilt bronze beading, on disc feet. The decorative cabinet has a lift top door and swing side doors to allow for easier access to the interior, revealing a removable caddy with gilt bronze handle and mounts, fitted with 16 glass cordials and four carafes with cut-glass stoppers; each glass and decanter is embellished by floral and foliage etched decor. The bar essential is in excellent condition, complete, with original lock and key included.

Object Condition

Good, wear consistent with age and use – detailed condition report on request

Object Details

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We are open weekly as follows:

Monday
11:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 18:00
Thursday
11:00 - 18:00
Friday
11:00 - 18:00
Saturday
11:00 - 17:00
Sunday
Closed

Dealer Contact

Telephone
+493061766446
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Dealer Location

Jakob F. Mueller Antiquitaeten
Fasanenstrasse 28
Berlin
10719
Germany