Medium: Chromed brass, colorless and frosted glass, white metal
Dimensions: 11 11/16 x 7 3/8 x 3 5/8 in. (29.7 x 18.7 x 9.2 cm)
Museum Location: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
Accession Number: 1992.247a-g
Catalogue Description: "Tantalus" decanter set; chromed brass, colorless and frosted glass. T-shaped, chromed brass holder (a) with 2 cylindrical frosted glass decanters (b, c) each with opposing 1/2 in. vertical, colorless glass strips and small cylindrical metal caps (d, e). Pierced, disk-shaped lock (f) attached to holder by metallic ball chain. Holder has circular double-coaster base attached to central squared vertical bar which rises to a flat, oblong, center-pierced movable plate which fits atop decanter caps and continues to a fixed, flat oblong metal handle. Retains original key (g). CONDITION: Overall condition is fair. Chrome plating is severely worn on top handle, decanter lids and top edge of decanter supports. Glass decanters and holder need cleaning.