This is an exquisite antique French Napoleon III Bacarrat ormolu and glass Cave a Liqueur, or tantalus, circa 1860 in date.
The Cave a Liqueur features an ormolu case with glass panels and an 'up and over' lid enclosing a gilt bronze frame containing sixteen small glasses and four decanters with stoppers, on all on finely cast paw feet. One decanter with a Bacarrat label to the underside
The glasses and decanters are beautifully engraved with geometric decoration.
It is an absolutely superb set which is sure to attract a lot of attention.
As seen in the upcoming Ridley Scott historical film Napoleon.
In really excellent condition with no damage, please see photos for confirmation.
Dimensions in cm:
Height 29 x Width 37 x Depth 30
Dimensions in inches:
Height 11 inches x Width 1 foot, 3 inches x Depth 1 foot
Our reference: A2231
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