c.1880 Venetian Scent Perfume Bottle with Picture Canes

REF: 5264

c.1880 Venetian Scent Perfume Bottle with Picture Canes

REF: 5264

A rare rhomboid form Venetian glass scent bottle, with a patterned brass hinged top set with a green cabochon, brass collar, suspensory chain with finger ring, and cork plug stopper. The yellow glass body is decorated with silver aventurine inclusions, the front features a canework profile head of a king with long hair (possibly a representation of Christ), the back a canework gondola. Condition: brass top deformed and is angled downwards in profile (see image), some wear to the top; light surface and use wear to the body commensurate with age; nothing further found; light hinge play but good lid closure. Circa 1880-1890. Height 6.9cm/2.75in, width 3.8cm/1.5in, depth 1.8cm/0.75in..

  • Height 6.9 cm / 2 34"
  • Width 3.8 cm / 1 "
  • Depth 1.8 cm / "