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Unusual Silver Scent Bottle

Sterling Silver Scent Bottle - Antique Victorian (1883)

An exceptional, fine and impressive, unusual antique Victorian English sterling silver scent bottle; an addition to our diverse collectable Victorian silverware collection

SKU C8066


This exceptional antique Victorian sterling silver scent bottle has been realistically modelled in the form of a cylindrical cracker.

This exceptional and unusual bottle is embellished with impressive pin struck and bright cut engraved floral decoration, accented with a lozenge cartouche displaying a stylised female portrait.

The piece retains the original hallmarked hinged cover to the unusual silver scent bottle, securing with a push fit catch.

The opposing end of the vessel is fitted with a hallmarked screw fit cover embellished with decoration reflecting that of the scent bottle cover.

This scent bottle retain the original gilding to either end; the surface bears traces of the original gilding.

This exceptional example of Victorian silverware bears a 'lozenge mark' which certifies the patent of this piece on 10th May 1879 with the UK Patent Office.

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Date: 1883

This 19th century perfume bottle is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.

Full hallmarks to the surface of the body and part hallmarks to each cover are all very clear.

Reflections in photographs may detract from this exceptional large 19th century scent bottle.

Length 10.3cm/4.06"

Diameter of body 1.7cm/0.67"

2.2 troy ounces/68.9g (including glass vessel)

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