An excellent flashed ruby round glass scent bottle, with a hinged brass top, and glass stopper. The bevelled edge bottle is engraved to the front with a flower and leaf spray above the words "Souvenir de Bade" (souvenir of Baden-Württemberg), the back is clear to allow the light through. Condition: light scuff to the top; light rubbing to the colour; one or two tiny edge nicks to high points; light age and use wear; nothing further found; satisfactory lid fit. Circa 1880, German. Dimensions based on centimetres and rounded to the nearest quarter inch. Height 5.5cm/2.25in.
c.1880 ruby flashed and engraved souvenir scent perfume bottle