Antique Pair of Sterling Silver Top Cut Glass Perfume Bottles 1894 19th C

GBP 550.00

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Object Description

This is an exquisitely sophisticated and rare pair of Antique Victorian sterling silver top and clear cut crystal scent bottles, by the renowned silversmiths John Grinsell & Sons of London, 1894 in date.

Each bottle features a distinctive globular shape and a matching silver round hinged domed cover which is beautifully embossed with charming scrolls and foliate decoration. Each lid has a central vacant cartouche, which would be perfect for engraving your initials.

The body of each bottle features resplendent and intricate diamond cut glass. Each lid bears full hallmarks – Lion passant for sterling silver, leopard head for London, letter ‘T’ for 1894, makers’ marks ‘J.G. & S’ for John Grinsell & Sons, as well as the registration number 11903.

Provenance:

From the Estate of Lady Elizabeth Georgiana Alice Cavendish CVO (24 April 1926 -15 September 2018), daughter of Edward Cavendish, 10th Duke of Devonshire, Chatsworth House, Derbyshire.

This is a highly elegant pair which will make a statement once placed on your dressing table.

Condition:
In excellent condition with only minor signs of wear commensurate with age and use, please see photos for confirmation of condition.

Dimensions in cm:
Height 14 x Width 10 x Depth 10

Dimensions in inches:
Height 5.5 x Width 3.9 x Depth 3.9

John Grinsell & Sons, London, 1892-1906, Specialising in: Box, curling tongs set, inkwell and stand, pen tray, scent bottle, stamp moistener.

Our reference: 09906

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