Veneered in exotic coromandel, with quadrant brass edging and Bramah lock. On the base is a retailer’s plaque reading: Kirby. Beard & Co Ltd. Underneath the lid are six cut glass spirit glasses, these are housed within royal blue velvet lined holders to keep the glasses safe and secure. Once the lid of the decanter box is lifted, the doors can be swung open revealing four large lead crystal hobnail cut glass decanters with faceted stoppers, housed in velvet lined compartments. Underneath this is a sterling silver tray by Sheffield silversmiths Viner’s Ltd. dated 1930. (this is a replacement and added for a thank you gift for longstanding service to a silver service butler). English, circa 1880.