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Drinks & Decanter Sets

Browse our collection of antique silver Drinks, Tantalus and Decanter Sets. In the late 1800s stylish crystal decanters with silver mounts became popular. Sometimes two or three decanters would be fitted into a handsome wooden or silver tantalus holder. Drinks sets would incorporate a silver tray, jug and matching goblets.

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Drinks & Decanter Sets

Browse our collection of antique silver Drinks, Tantalus and Decanter Sets. In the late 1800s stylish crystal decanters with silver mounts became popular. Sometimes two or three decanters would be fitted into a handsome wooden or silver tantalus holder. Drinks sets would incorporate a silver tray, jug and matching goblets.

  • 1828

    Mary Ann & Charles Reilly

    8702 Antique Silver Flask

    £2,750

    A superb antique sterling silver flask with a fascinating history. Graceful plain form and super large size. Inscribed to the front with a hand engraved lion crest and the name “John Bayley Esq” and to the reverse “Nymph”, the name of Bayley’s* luxury sailing ship. The cap unscrews and the top band is gold plated. Contains a hefty 950 ml. Weight 500 grams, 16 troy ounces. Height 21.5cm. Base 7.2 x 5.4cm. London 1828. Maker Mary Ann & Charles Reilly.

  • 1890

     

    7478 Victorian Silver Plate and Crystal Drinks Set

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    A delightful antique after dinner drinks set consisting of a dozen little cut crystal liqueur glasses with a matching pair of small decanters. All sitting on the original arts and crafts style silver plated tray with carrying handles. Tray spread 36 cms, length 27 cms, width 19 cms. Decanters each contain 150 ml, height 20 cms,. Glasses height 5.5 cms. Circa 1890.

  • Circa 1900

     

    8022 Antique Silver Plated Bottle Tantalus

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    A fantastic show. A solid oak 3 bottle drinks tantalus with silver plated mounts. This unusual model has a pull out drawer at the base to access the 3 hobnail cut bottles. Height 39 cms (to top of handle) 29 cms (to top of frame). Base 39 x 13 cms. Bottle height 23 cms, base 8.75 cms Circa 1900.

  • 1900

    B Neresheimer & Sohnes

    9941 Antique Silver Bear Decanter

    £7,950

    A splendid antique silver drinks flask in the form of a standing bear with outstretched paws. Excellent quality and heavy gauge cast silver. Very pleasing design with lifelike detail in the face and all-over chased fur. The head is removable so that the body can be used as a decanter and the head as a cup; it pours beautifully. The interior is gilded. Contains 1 litre. Weight 1407 grams, 45.2 troy ounces. Height 24.5cm. Width between the paws 13.5cm. German Hanau silver marks. Probably Neresheimer. Circa 1900.

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