Five stacked books were used to hide this novelty tantalus, compete with a music box, a parcel gilt glass decanter bottle and two glasses. It would make a great bar accessory, perfect for hiding your favorite scotch, brandy or liquor.
MAKER Thorens (Switzerland, 1881-1985)
MARKS Movement stamped: Made in Switzerland; Thorens.
DATE c. 1890
DIMENSIONS Width 6.75 Depth 4.25 Height 6.5 in.
CONDITION Note: missing two glasses and music box not working.