c.1880 George Brace, Howell & Co. double end crystal scent perfume bottle with jewel mounts

REF: 3972

c.1880 George Brace, Howell & Co. double end crystal scent perfume bottle with jewel mounts

REF: 3972

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A fine facet cut lightly swollen form crystal double ended scent bottle, with an embossed spring loaded hinged silver gilt top at one end, and a cork lined screw top at the other, both tops have vacant cartouches. The centre of the bottle is mounted with a band of sardonyx and garnet stones, either side are two embossed double zigzag bands set with coral. Condition: rubbing to the silver gilt; small dimple to the spring loaded top; light surface age and use wear; light cleaner residue; nothing further found; lid fits are good. Circa 1880, tops not hallmarked but tested for silver; maker's mark "GB" for George Brace, spring lid interior disk marked "Howell & Co. London" (retailer). Article measured in centimetres and rounded to the nearest quarter inch. Length 14cm/5.75in, bottle depth 3.5cm/1.25in.

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  • Height 14 cm / 5 12"
  • Depth 3.5 cm / 1 1332"