Silver perfume bottle, zig-zag assay mark

Made:
1701-1800

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Silver perfume bottle, bulbous body, oval in cross-section, tapering to rim, with chain for suspension, with screw cap, engraved foliage on body, zig-zag assay mark, probably Italian, possibly 18th century

Details

Category:
Pharmacy-ware
Object Number:
A642418
type:
perfume bottle
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • container - receptacle