DescriptionA Louis Philippe 18K Gold Mounted Rock Crystal Scent Bottle, circa 1840
Marks: (French guarantee mark)
3-1/4 inches high (8.3 cm)
The faceted rock crystal bottle with stepped finial above hinged lid with delicate rope and chased scrollwork gold mounts, conforming motif to the foot.
LITERATURE AND ILLUSTRATED:
Pedroochi, Quaderni Del, Il Collezionismo Preziosi In Profumeria, La Garangola, pg. 91, No. 93.
Described by Pedroochi, Boccetta portaprofumo in cristallo sfaccettato con montatura dorata, stile Luigi Filippo; h mm85. Francia, 1840 Collezione private, Treviso.
Missing flake to the finial, natural inclusions to the stone, minor fleabites to the faceted sides, otherwise with light surface scratches indicative of age and light use, presents well.
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