Up for consideration is this amazing antique silverplated over copper Georgian era tantalus decanter set. These were usually manufactured in Sheffield, England. Please excuse my photo taking..
A few are over exposed, a few too dark for my liking. Photography is not my thing.. This set is in wonderful antique condition. Inside one of the decanters are two side by side small "scratches" due to previous cleaning. It used to be that wine/liquor decanters were cleaned with small tiny stones.This is not damage, just signs of antique wear. The glass decanters are hand blown with two decanters having a slightly different top at the stopper site as pictured.
The decanters themselves are in wonderful condition absent of fleabites, cracks, chips, damage and repairs. The stoppers are in wonderful antique condition with one stopper having about 5 tiny flea bites not affecting the beauty of the decanters. There is a flea bite on the inside of one of the stoppers not seen when placed insitu. The silverplated stand shows light antique wear with some bleeding of the copper on the ridge of the stand and slight plate loss in the decorative area around the feet, but in very small amount..Really, I'm being overly picky not taking into consideration the age of this set. Please see pictures as they are part of the description. The stand is decorated in scrolls and leaves. There are stopper holders on the stand, as pictured. Most of the tarnish has been removed from this set.
I, personally, do not like tarnish on silver items. If you have any questions in regards to the condition or desire further pictures, please feel free to contact me. Thank you for looking at my items and have a most wonderful New Year! The item "Antique Sheffield Silverplate Tantalus Decanter Set" is in sale since Saturday, January 13, 2018.This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Sterling Silver (. The seller is "janettolsontreasures" and is located in Sarnia, Ontario. This item can be shipped to Canada, all countries in Europe, United States, Australia.