SCENT BOTTLES



Early Victorian cut glass scent or salts bottle

Early Victorian cut glass scent or salts bottle

This is what we believe to be an early Victorian, cut glass scent or salts bottle, dating from the beginning of the 19th century, c1840.  
 
The bottle is in excellent condition for its age.  This means, of course, that it shows the age related wear and tear to the rim of the base consistent with some 100+ years of use.  
 
The bottle is ovoid in cross-section and has been cut and then polished to produce eight vertical "fins".  There is a thick collar just under the rim which has been heavily cut into eight square panels each of which sports an eight-spoke star cut into the surface.  The design is replicated on a basal collar.  The polished base is plain and...

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Price: £35.00

Pair of Victorian Bristol Blue scent bottles

Pair of Victorian Bristol Blue scent bottles

This is what we believe to be a pair of Victorian, hand-blown, "Bristol" Blue scent bottles, dating from the middle of the 19th century, c1850.   They have rough pontil marks to the bases.
 
The scent bottles are in excellent condition for their age.  This means, of course, that they show the age related wear and tear to both the rims of the bases consistent with some 150 years of use. 
 
The scent bottles are in the "Bristol" Blue colourway and are 11.5 cm (4.6 inches) in height to the tops of the stoppers.  They are 7 cm (2.8 inches) in width at their widest points. Each weighs 130 gm.  One of the stoppers is of a very slightly different shade of blue and is maybe a...

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Price: £75.00


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