GEORGIAN SILVER MOUNTED TORTOISESHELL SCENT BOTTLE ETUI, ...

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JUIN94

This delightful 18th Century silver banded tortoiseshell etui* is of tapering form and is charmingly inlaid with a bright-cut silver border and an initialled silver cartouche to the lid. The hinged lid opening to reveal a fitted interior complete with the original and undamaged scent bottle, a rather rare occurrence, making it very desirable.
Push button mechanism at the front.
stud decorations at the back.

In Georgian times, etuis* - word of French origin - were very popular, they were small, usually ornamental cases for holding articles such as needles, scent bottles, vanity items .

Dimensions:

Height: 5.5cm / 2.2 inches.
Width at base: 3.5cm / 1.3 inches.

Condition:

Very good for the age.
Tortoiseshell in very good condition.
Glass scent bottle in perfect condition.
Tortoiseshell panel on the lid with minor lift.

Postage UK: 7 Special delivery next day.
Postage overseas: 10 International Signed For.
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£325
| $433 USD | €368 EUR

RARE VICTORIAN SILVER SNAKE SCENT BOTTLE BY ...

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JUIN91

This unusual silver mounted crystal scent bottle was made by the celebrated silversmiths Saunders & Shepherd and is dated Birmingham 1896.The top is inset with a ruby cabochon, and a silver snake with ruby eyes is coiled round the glass, its head on the collar.

Hallmarks:

CS*FS for Cornelius Desormeaux Saunders & James Francis Hollings Shepherd.
Birmingham Assay Mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "w" for 1896..

Dimensions:

Height: 6.5cm / 2.4 inches.
Diameter: 1.5cm / 0.6 inches.

Condition:

Very good.
No damage to the glass.
Silver top in very good , smooth condition.
Strong hinge.
Original stopper.
One garnet eye a little bigger than the other, possibly a replacement.

Postage UK: 7.50 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: 12 International Signed For.
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£325
| $433 USD | €368 EUR

VICTORIAN SILVER & TURQUOISE GLASS SCENT BOTTLE, ...

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DEC67

This is an eye-catching and very unusual Victorian turquoise glass scent bottle. It has a push button, embossed silver lid, always a sign of quality. The body, a very vivid colour, is sliced-cut and fits beautifully in the palm of the hand. It is a very tactile piece of wonderful quality.
The inner lid gilt.
The neck with clear glass stopper.

Hallmarks:
Not hallmarked, as it very often was the case with scent bottle lids, but tested as silver.

Dimensions:

Height: 8.5cm / 3.2 inches.
Width: 4cm / 1.6 inches.
Depth: 2.5 cm / 1 inch.

Condition:
Very good.
Push button in working order.
One needs to press down firmly to open.
Glass in the inner neck in good condition, no cracks.
No holes to the silver lid.
Glass in very good condition.

Postage UK: 8 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: from 12 International Signed For.
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£295
| $393 USD | €334 EUR

RARE VICTORIAN SILVER BLUE & AMBER ...

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FEV70

This unusual and eye-catching silver and Bohemian Bristol blue and amber glass scent bottle dates circa 1890. The deep blue and amber glass body cut to clear glass in elaborate geometric patterns. The neck fitted with a very decorative embossed silver lid.

Hallmarks:

Unmarked, which was often the case with silver scent bottle lids but tested as silver.

Dimensions:

Height: 8 cm / 3.2 inches.
Width: 3.5cm / 1.3 inches.
Depth: 2cm / 0.6 inches.

Condition:

Very good.
No holes to the lid.
Glass body in very good condition.
Strong hinge.
Inner glass neck in perfect condition.
Glass stopper in perfect condition.

Postage UK: 7 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: 12 International Signed For.
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£275
| $366 USD | €312 EUR

19TH C. FRENCH PALAIS ROYAL SILVER MOUNTED ...

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MAI87

This is a rare and exquisite French Palais Royal latticino swirl glass scent bottle. The tapered glass body, most probably from the Clichy or St Louis factories, hand-blown with blue and white internal threading. Mounted with a hallmarked hinged silver lid. The neck fitted with the original stopper.

Hallmarks:

Boar head in a lozenge (French mark for small articles)

Dimensions:

Height: 7.5cm / 2.6 inches.
Maximum width: 3cm / 1.2 inches.
Depth: 1.5cm / 0.4 inches.

Condition:


Good.
Glass body and neck in very good condition.
The lid has a very minor dings.
Secure hinge.

Postage UK: 7 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: 12 International Signed For.
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£275
| $366 USD | €312 EUR

VICTORIAN SILVER & CUT GLASS SCENT BOTTLE ...

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JUIL75

This striking 5 inches tall Victorian silver scent bottle bears the marks of the prolific scent bottle maker Charles May and is dated Birmingham 1897. The fully hallmarked, pull-off, embossed silver lid mounted on a cut glass slim oval body. The colour graduating from a vivid green to clear glass.

Hallmarks:

CM for Charles May.
Lion Passant.
Birmingham Assay Mark
Date letter "x" for 1897.

Dimensions:

Height: 13 cm - 5 inches.
Width at widest: 6 cm - 2.2 inches
Depth: 2cm / 1 inch.

Condition:
Very good.
No dings to silver lid.
Glass body, glass neck and glass stopper in perfect condition.
A fabulous scent bottle.

Postage UK: 8 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: from 18 International Signed For.
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£250
| $333 USD | €283 EUR

SILVER & BOHEMIAN WHITE OVERLAY GLASS SCENT ...

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JUIN98

This is a truly beautiful silver mounted Bohemian flash glass scent bottle. The tall white opaline glass body cut to clear glass with geometric patterns. The neck mounted with a richly embossed hinged silver lid and fitted with a clear glass stopper.

Hallmarks:

The silver lid is unmarked, which is quite usual with scent bottles, but tested as silver.

Condition:

Very good.
Silver lid in good condition.
Glass in perfect condition.
No chips or cracks.
Strong hinge.

Dimensions:

Height: 10cm / 4 inches.
Diameter: 3cm / 1.1 inches.

Postage UK: 8 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: from 12 International Signed For.
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£245
| $326 USD | €278 EUR

19TH C. FRENCH TRAVELLING SCENT BOTTLE CASKET, ...

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JANV71

This is a superb and complete travelling perfume bottle set. The walnut casket opening to reveal an ebonised and velvet interior and fitted with two gilt glass scent bottles. The domed lid with copper strap-work decorations inset with ivory cabochons. Complete with functioning locking key.

The pair of scent bottles of rounded rectangular form with gilt decorated shoulders. The square cushioned lids with conforming gilt decorations.

Casket Dimensions:

Length: 9.5cm / 3 inches.
Width: 7cm / 2.5 inches.
Height: 10cm / 4 inches.

Condition:

Very good condition for its age.
Good hinge.
Original interior in good condition.
Scent bottles with gilt loss at places.

Postage UK: 8 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: 12 International Signed For.
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£225
| $300 USD | €255 EUR

VICTORIAN SILVER & GREEN URANIUM GLASS SCENT ...

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SEPT98

This delightful Victorian silver and uranium glass scent bottle dates circa 1890. The vivid green glass body sliced-cut in decorative honeycomb patterns. Mounted with a hinged silver lid embossed with foliate patterns.
The neck fitted with its original stopper.

Hallmarks:

Not hallmarked, as it very often was the case with scent bottle lids, but tested as silver.

Dimensions:

Height: 5.5cm / 2.2 inches.
Diameter: 3cm / 1.2 inches.

Condition:
Glass in very good condition with very few minor nibs, as expected in such cut glass bottles.
Inside of neck in excellent condition. No cracks.
Silver lid in very good condition.

Postage UK: 8 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: 12 International Signed For.
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£225
| $300 USD | €255 EUR

MID VICTORIAN SILVER AND AMBER GLASS SCENT ...

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AVR61

This is an unusual silver and cut glass scent bottle dating circa 1860. The body a rich amber colour. Of rectangular form and sliced-cut in rectangular patterns. The neck fitted with an embossed hinged silver lid and fitted with the original glass stopper.

Hallmarks:
Unmarked as it was very often the case with scent bottle lids.

Dimensions:
Height: 7 cm / 3 inches.
Width: 3.5cm / 1.4 inches.
Depth: 2cm / 0.6 inches.

Condition:
Very good.
No dings or dents, no holes to the lid.
Strong hinge.
Inner glass neck in perfect condition.
Glass stopper in perfect condition.
Postage UK: 8 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: 12 International Signed For.
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£195
| $260 USD | €221 EUR

UNUSUAL SILVER MOUNTED FROSTED TURQUOISE GLASS SCENT ...

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DEC76

This is a very pretty and rather unusual solid silver and turquoise glass scent bottle. The rounded rectangular frosted glass body cut to turquoise glass in circular and oval patterns. The neck mounted with a beautifully embossed solid silver hinged lid.
The neck fitted with a clear glass stopper.

Hallmarks:
Unmarked but tested as silver.

Dimensions:

Height: 8cm / 3.2 inches.
Width: 3 cm / 1.2 inch.
Depth: 2.5cm / 1 inch.

Condition:

Excellent.
Glass in the inner neck in good condition, no cracks.
Stopper in very good condition.

Postage UK: 7 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: 10 International Signed For.
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£195
| $260 USD | €221 EUR

VICTORIAN SILVER & LIME GREEN SLICED-CUT GLASS ...

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DEC69

This pretty Victorian silver mounted glass scent bottle has a very vivid colour. The body sliced-cut with concave panels. Mounted with a silver hinged lid embossed with a decorative flower head and scrolls.
The neck with clear glass stopper.

Hallmarks:
Not hallmarked, as it very often was the case with scent bottle lids, but tested as silver.

Dimensions:

Height: 7cm / 2.6 inches.
Diameter at widest: 3cm / 3.2 inches.

Condition:


Very good.
Glass in the inner neck in good condition, no cracks.
No holes to the silver lid.
Glass in very good condition.

Postage UK: 7 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: from 12 International Signed For.
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£195
| $260 USD | €221 EUR