An appealing soft green opaline alabaster glass scent bottle, with a hinged brass top - the latter with a shagreen insert - brass shoulder cover, and glass stopper. Condition: light surface wear to the glass; light surface wear and dimpling to the brass top; nothing further found; minor hinge play. satisfactory closure; glass reacts strongly to UV/blacklight. Circa 1880, almost certainly French. Height 6.4cm/2.5in, base diameter 3.5cm/1.38in.