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 & BOHEMIAN TRIPLE CASED GLASS ...

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AOUT94

This is a truly fabulous and very unusual Bohemian overlay glass silver mounted scent bottle. The vivid green opaque body cut to white opaline glass then to clear glass with circular patterns. The neck mounted with an embossed hinged silver lid and fitted with a clear glass stopper.

Dimensions:

Height: 9m / 3.4 inches.
Base diameter: 4 cm / 9.4 inches.


Condition:

Very good.
No cracks.
Inner neck in good condition
Silver lid in very good condition.
A few minor fleabites here and there, commensurate with age.

Postage UK: 11.00 Special delivery.
No oversea delivery as glass not covered by insurance.

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£295
| $393 USD | €334 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

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

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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£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

FABULOUS VICTORIAN SILVER GILT AND CUT GLASS ...

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SEPT74

This is a superb, large size, Victorian silver gilt and cut glass double-ended scent bottle. The elaborate sliced-cut body mounted on one end with a sprung silver gilt lid, always a sign of quality, on the other end with a screw-top silver gilt lid. Both with matching gothic initials. The screw top lid with the original cork.

Hallmarks:

Unmarked as it was very often the case with scent bottle lids but tested as silver.

Dimensions:

Length: 14.5cm - 5.4 inches.
Diameter: 3cm - 1 inch.

Condition:

Glass in very good condition.
Inside of neck in excellent condition. No cracks.
Silver lids in good condition.
No holes/ minor unevenness.

Postage UK: 8 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: from 15 International Signed For.
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£230
| $306 USD | €261 EUR

VICTORIAN SILVER GILT RUBY GLASS DOUBLE-ENDED SCENT ...

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SEPT68

This is a beautiful Victorian silver gilt and ruby glass double-ended scent bottle. The faceted body mounted on one end with a screw-top silver gilt lid and on the other with a hinged lid. Both with matching embossed decorations. One side fitted with original glass stopper, the other with original cork.

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

Dimensions:
Length: 12.5cm - 5 inches.
Diameter: 2.5cm - 1 inch.

Condition:

Glass in very good condition.
Inside of neck in excellent condition. No cracks.
Silver lids in good condition. One with slight indent.
No holes.

Postage UK: 8 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: from 15 International Signed For.
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£230
| $306 USD | €261 EUR

UNUSUAL VICTORIAN SILVER & CUT GLASS HEART-SHAPED ...

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SEPT85

This exquisite Victorian silver mounted pale apricot hobnail-cut glass scent bottle dates circa 1895. The hinged embossed silver lid mounted on a heart-shaped cut glass. The colour a very unusual and rather striking pale apricot. The hinged lid with pale gilt interior opening to reveal the original coloured glass stopper.

Hallmarks:

Unmarked but tested as silver.

Dimensions:

Height: 6cm - 2.3 inches.
Width at widest: 3.5 cm - 1.3 inches
Depth: 3.5 cm - 1.3 inches

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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£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