Square cut glass whisky decanter, English 1930s
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Condition: small chips to the stopper and body
Size: 10 cm W, 24.5 cm H.
Art Deco style — the famous novel The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald was written in 1925 and is set in the contemporary Art Deco period. The story perfectly catches the opulent lifestyle of the Roaring Twenties with its spectacular parties. It was also known as the Jazz Age.
Facts of Lavish What's a tantalus? It's a lockable storage device for several decanters — was used to keep drinks visible on display but safe out of the reach of servants and children. That's tantalizing!
Style: Art deco