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5 RARE c. 1650-1700 French Cut Crystal Perfume Scent Bottle, Lay Down Tubes

5 RARE c. 1650-1700 French Cut Crystal Perfume Scent Bottle, Lay Down Tubes
5 RARE c. 1650-1700 French Cut Crystal Perfume Scent Bottle, Lay Down Tubes
5 RARE c. 1650-1700 French Cut Crystal Perfume Scent Bottle, Lay Down Tubes
5 RARE c. 1650-1700 French Cut Crystal Perfume Scent Bottle, Lay Down Tubes
5 RARE c. 1650-1700 French Cut Crystal Perfume Scent Bottle, Lay Down Tubes
5 RARE c. 1650-1700 French Cut Crystal Perfume Scent Bottle, Lay Down Tubes

5 RARE c. 1650-1700 French Cut Crystal Perfume Scent Bottle, Lay Down Tubes

All items and photos are the express property of Antiques & Uncommon Treasure. No reproduction without prior written consent. We'll be sending out sale notices and special deals to our'Favorites' customers. They date as early as latest 1600s to as late as perhaps 1770, and are individually formed French-made vials, used then for the scented oils and perfumes that would be used to add a few drops to a vinaigrette or necklace with locket holding a small bit of wool, in order to provide the wearer a ready and lovely perfume to hold to the nose as one passed through the crowds. The early French perfumers' flasks like these would have had cork stoppers, storing the scent/liquid as a letdown so it would swell the cork and hold it tightly in place, not losing a bit of the precious concoction within.

Set of all 5, gilded perfume flasks are one offering. I see them in Paris shops and markets for 300 euro range each. Once in a while I've been able to find one for less and have bought them. Measurements vary and are noted on the photos. Very good to excellent, all 5.

I've collected these over many years. The old corks are not with them, but new corks can be used if you intend to use these. Measurements noted on the photos. We're easy to deal with. Our fine inventory is very important.

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We have a HUGE assortment of the finest antiques to be found online, all at your fingertips with Antiques & Uncommon Treasure. _gsrx_vers_631 GS 6.9.8b6 (631). The item "5 RARE c. 1650-1700 French Cut Crystal Perfume Scent Bottle, Lay Down Tubes" is in sale since Sunday, March 24, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Decorative Arts\Glass\Perfume Bottles".

The seller is "antiquesuncommontreasure" and is located in San Marcos, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.

  • Age: 1850-1899
  • Style: French
  • Original/Reproduction: Original
  • Type: Perfume Bottles

5 RARE c. 1650-1700 French Cut Crystal Perfume Scent Bottle, Lay Down Tubes