Blown from heavenly French blue milk glass, this Victorian era decanter, bottle or flask was probably part of a dresser set and could have had different functions. If used as a decanter, the top would make a great shot glass! As a perfume or cologne , it was quite capacious. The bottle is delicately decorated with a band of red enameled flowers with green leaves. White and yellow "jewels" are dotted around the borders. The fluted top has a ground base which is numbered "4". The base has a pontil mark and has the number "36.".
The bottle measures 9 5/8" high with the stopper, 6 3/4" without. It is 3 3/4" wide. There are some chips on the bottom of the stopper which are not seen when the top is in place; otherwise the glass is intact. There is wear of the lines of gilt trim under the flower band.
Late 1800s Bristol Blue Enameled Decanter Perfume Cologne Bottle w/ Fluted Stopper