680 Sold Antique French Trompe l’Oeil Books Liquor Caddy Tantalus
This is a charming French trompe l’oeil Liquor Tantalus box in the form of a stack of old leather bound books. With the look and appeal of a collection of antique volumes, but with the surprise and convenience of a liquor caddy hidden within. Opening to reveal a hidden storage within with fitted compartments. Housing a pair of stoppered liquor decanters and five shot glasses or cordial cups, all with decorative gilt edging. The glass liquor service is in overall good condition, no chips or cracks. The caddy box showing some wear commensurate with age and use. The ideal gift or just perfect for the desk in a private library or office setting.
Height 5.25" (13cm) Depth 5.75" (14.5cm) Width 8.75" (22cm) 
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