Fabulous French Saint Louis crystal dresser or vanity set of five pieces. Comprising of three bottles, a comb holder and soap dish. Amazing color amethyst reflections on floral decor. circa 1900
Heavy, and bright, all pieces are marked Saint Louis in relief. This model is illustrated in the 1908 catalog of St Louis (picture 2). No monogrammed.
One of the most prestigious french crystal-ware: St Louis.
The crystal Saint Louis is the oldest manufacturer of Crystal of Europe (1586). By letters patent dated 1767, Louis XV gave Munzthal the prestigious name of Verrerie Royale de Saint-Louis (Saint-Louis Royal Glass-works). 15 years later, the formula for producing crystal was discovered by Francois de Beaufort. The Verrerie Royale de Saint-Louis was renamed the Cristallerie Royale de Saint-Louis.
Unrivaled, dense, clear, sonorous and luminous, born of a ball of fire and the breath of man, Saint-Louis crystal vibrates with all the talent inherited from history and extraordinary creative fantasy inspired by current trends.
Like Puiforcat company, the crystal St Louis belongs to the famous luxury Hermes Group.
Measures: 7"1 (18 cm) bottle, 7"1 (18 cm) bottle, 5"9 (15 cm) bottle, 4"8 x 3"6 (12.2 x 9.2 cm) soap dish, 9"4 x 3"5 (24 x 9 cm) comb holder.
Weight: 2218 grams.
The condition is very good for this set. Micro-scratches from normal use. There are no cracks or repairs. No deposit on the bottom of the bottles. The amethyst reflections are more or less important depending on the pieces and the brightness. Rare dresser set by Saint Louis, exceptional in both design and execution, a beautiful set, ideal for your vanity or dresser.
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