Victorian Gilt Metal and Ruby Glass Cornucopia Vinaigrette c1875

£180.00

Product Code:23050303

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Description

Heading : Gilt Metal and Ruby Glass Cornucopia Vinaigrette
Date
: 1870-1880
Period :
Victoria
Origin :
Almost certainly Stourbridge and the metal work Birmingham
Colour :
Ruby glass. Cover tests as silver and parcel gilt interior
Decoration :
Faceted glass body. Floral chased cover. Parcel gilt interior. Pull out pierced and chased grille.
Glass Type : Lead.
Size :  Length 9.3cm
Condition : No chips or cracks or damage. There would have been a chainthat would support this onn a ladies chatelaine. This may easily be reinstated  if required.
Restoration : Non
Weight :  45 grams

These are frequently erroneously described as being perfume bottles. This does not pass the common sense test. the pierced grille would leak perfume

 

Additional information

Weight100 g

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