This is a most attractive banded agate in brown, cream and white, perfume bottle, skillfully crafted. It has a screw-off lid of gilt metal with the neck of the bottle also in the gilt metal. It does not have a stopper, but this may have always been the case. The gilt cap is decorated with intricate repoussé decoration. Its condition is very good for age. This is a most charming and collectible item from the late 18th century, demonstrating skill of craftsmanship and would enhance a collection of perfume bottles of objet de vertu. Length 2.25 ins (5.6cm). Weight 26 grams.
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