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'Pyramid' Tantalus by Marcel Goupy, 1930
Marcel Goupy (French, 1886-1977)
a fine and highly unusual Art Deco Tantalus decanter set, designed in pyramid form by Marcel Goupy (French, 1886-1977), with three rightangled decanters housed in a triangular Tantalus frame with chromed detailing, with accommodation for three sets of four hexagonal shot glasses (all-original) between the decanters.
The Tantalus locks via a central handle which screws down to secure them in place. Each decanter with Macassar stoppers with square, silver-plated cartouches (vacant) and hand-painted Art Deco text of ‘Turin’, ‘Fine’ and ‘Peppermint’. French circa 1930.
Footprint: 13 x 13 x 13 inches (33 x 33 x 33 cm)
Height: 13 inches (33 cm).