Pair of French parcel gilt green opaline glass scent bottles

£1,200

This beautiful pair of French bottles demonstrates the vibrancy of opaline glass, and features delicate parcel gilt surface decoration depicting leaf laden tree branches.

 

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Description

The fine bottles in this pair are crafted from parcel gilt opaline glass, which is coloured a brilliant, vibrant shade of green. The bottles feature pear-shaped bodies, each set above a circular foot. Each features a slender neck culminating in a flared rim, which is surmounted by a removable stopper. The surface of the bottles is profusely adorned with a frieze of gilt foliate sprays.

Details

Country of Origin
French
Date of Manufacture
19th Century
Period
19th Century
Material
Opaline Glass
Colour
Gold, Green

Dimensions

Height
15 cm / 5.9 inches
Diameter
8 cm / 3.1 inches

Reference:
16761b

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