Adam Partridge Auctioneers & Valuers Antiques & Fine Art with Stamps and Ephemera - Day 1 - Thursday 19th January 2017
A Victorian figured walnut tantalus/smoking compendium, the raised top section above three hobnail cut
glass decanters with lidded front section enclosing a compartmentalised interior with drawer to the base, Bramah lock (with key), and bearing plaque inscribed ''The Alex Clark Manfc. Co. Fenchurch St. London. E.1'', width 37cm. A few flecks of veneer missing to the raised top section as well as some bubbling. Heavy tarnish to the brassware throughout. Splits to the veneer at the back of the tantalus. Some small sections missing to the foot rim. One decanter broken through the neck, the other two with chips to the glass.