BEAUTIFUL GEORGIAN SILVER & CUT GLASS CRYSTAL TEAR DROP SCENT PERFUME BOTTLE. This is a Beautiful Rare Fine Quality Solid Silver Mounted Cut Glass Crystal Tear Drop Scent Perfume Bottle, this wonderful little scent bottle dates to circa 1800 making it nearly 220 years old, the solid silver top is Hallmarked but vey rubbed, the shape and design is wonderful with its Tear Drop Shape body and curved tail to the end, that is so very elegant and timeless, this is very typical of the Georgian Period, this would have been hand blown, the body is a clear crystal glass with a beautiful facet cut body which is so very unusual with a reeded cut to the sides of the scent bottle and panels of cross hatch design to the front and back, the tail end curves up so beautifully, on unscrewing the silver top youw will see this wonderful early scent bottle still retains its original glass stopper, its delightful, the design to the glass body is beautiful and when the light catches it the bottle sparkles, this is a small Georgian scent - perfume bottle and is stunning very delicate and so very pretty, the quality of the craftsmanship is superb, This would have once belonged to a wealthy Georgian lady and used daily in a time when thing were so very different. It is so very tactile and once picked up has the most wonderful feel, this will add something very special to any collection my photos dont do it justice. Just imagine how this would have sparkled with its facet cut design against the flicker of the evening candle light, so beautiful.
Condition, lovely condition, the silver top does have some wear as you can see with a split to one side, that being said it doesnt detract at all from its rare beauty, just mentioned for accuracy. The item "BEAUTIFUL GEORGIAN SILVER & CUT GLASS CRYSTAL TEAR DROP SCENT PERFUME BOTTLE" is in sale since Saturday, October 12, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Other Solid Silver". The seller is "silver_treasures" and is located in ledbury. This item can be shipped worldwide.