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A Victorian Perfume bottle and looks as though it was made with two small handles to hang off a chatelaine. The stopper is brass with a glass stone screw top. The metal looks like machine tooled Pewter. Heavy for being small. The pewter is designed around a glass bottle. These were used for perfume but even more so for water on sewing Chatelaines to keep fingertips clean before sewing on a garment. This was a must! It is lovely and quite unique. The top is glass with a foil underneath to make these different brilliant colors. Buttons were made in the same way over 100 years ago. I have some of the antique buttons that look the same way with the glass top. Quite novel and colorful for that time Victorian Era. Even the screw top is heavy because it is glass and brass. The pewter has a tooled design in it which makes it appear a fine filigree. The handles on the side are hand done, as each is a little different. Lovely piece. Although the perfume bottle or sewing accessory, doesn't appear to "match", it is a perfect fit and because of my knowledge of antique buttons and hat pins, the work is of the same era. So, the top is original to the bottle.

The perfume bottle is 1 1/4 across without the handles which add another 1/3 inch. See the handles and how they are constructed a bit different. That is hand tooling…but I'm not sure about the rest of the bottle…weather it is hand tooled or machined tooled.

Item ID: 16P237


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Chatelaine Perfume Bottle Pewter with Glass Stone

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