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Antique Ruby Glass Overlay & Guilloche Enamel Scent Bottle / Smelling Salt Phial (3001)

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Description

A very attractive scent or smelling salts bottle dating around 1900 and probably Bohemian in origin.  It is of torpedo shape and has a clear glass body overlayed in ruby glass then cut back to the pattern you can see.  The cap is white metal with guilloche enamel in red and has a suspension loop to allow use as a pendant or on a chatelaine.  There is no internal stopper and the opening is relatively wide, so this example may have been intended for smelling salts rather than perfume and would be used rather like a vinaigrette.

 

Condition

Very good for period, enamel has survived remarkably well.  Minor wear to the body, slightly rough around the opening inside.  Cap screws on very well.


Measurements (Approx)

Height:  8 cm  ( 3 1/8 inch ) 

Width:  1.3 cm  ( 1/2 inch)

Weight: 18.25 grams (before packing)


Stock Code:  3001  JU22-5

 

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