DescriptionAn Art Deco Mahogany and Chrome Mechanical Tantalus with Silver-Plated and Cut-Glass Accoutrements, circa 1935
31-3/4 h x 19-3/4 w x 19-3/4 d inches (80.6 x 50.2 x 50.2 cm) (closed)
The tantalus having squared chromed frame accented with mahogany, two top paneled doors open to mechanically raise lower shelving unit housing cut-glass and silver-plated tea service on tray, two humidors, ashtray service, two liquor decanters, and ten cordials, plain lower shelf raised on castors.
Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000.
Two cordials missing, light fleabiting to glass accoutrements, doors do not sit entirely flush when closed, light kick marks to feet, presenting well. Lot includes key.
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