Miniature Tantalus, English, circa 1900.
Miniature tantalus, English, circa 1900. Marked E. Rimmel, London. Eugene Rimmel (1820-1887) was a French born London based perfumer.
The company continued on after his death by his three sons, eventually folding into Coty Inc.
The original crystal bottles are in good condition the key is still with the tantalus.
Nickel silver mounts on mahogany.
The base is 3 1/2” by 8 3/4”, 6 3/4” high.