Antique 6pc French St. Louis crystal dresser or vanity set. Circa 1890-1900. Comprising of four perfume bottles of varying size with faceted stopper, together with a powder box and a dropper bottle or « flacon stilligoutte ». Each piece is of quality hand blown crystal in a gorgeous red to cranberry color fading to clear. Decorated with an all over intricate textured etched cameo surface. Trimmed in gold highlights. A beautiful grouping, ideal for your vanity or dresser and just perfect to add to a perfume collection.
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The perfume bottles are of varying size arranged from smallest to largest. Each retaining gorgeous faceted stoppers topped by a gilded star. The stoppers are engraved with a number to correspond with matching numbers found on the bases of the bottles, indicating they are original. The flacon stilligoutte is a rare addition, the valve opening to dispense a single drop or more of perfume. The powder box features a faceted knob handle.
Overall good condition with some wear to the gold trim commensurate from use. No chips or cracks to the gorgeous red to clear crystal. No chips or cracks to the rims of the powder box and lid. A fleabite on the faceted knob of the box and one or two flea-bites possible to the faceted stoppers. Wear to the gilt metal of the flacon stilligoutte as shown.
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