November 16, 2018 09:00 AM EST Asheville, North Carolina


Napoleon III Boulle Style Tantalus Set

French, late 19th century, ebonized, serpentine case with bronze and faux-painted tortoise inlay, monogrammed "AB", with fit interior handled rack holding four small etched glass decanters and sixteen cordials, 10-1/2 x 13 x 9 1/4 in.

Provenance:From the Collection of Daniel Bibb, Atlanta, Georgia


typical age related wear and cracking to veneer, light abrasions throughout, cracking and warping at interior base, handled tray, some restoration at interior, possibly later lock, missing key, glass is in excellent condition with some anomalies as made

Estimate: $800 - $1,200
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