Antique Belle Epoque era French sterling silver and cut glass vanity set. Comprising of a perfume or cologne bottle, a rouge pot, tall cylindrical powder jar, and two lidded rectangular boxes. Each of clear glass cut with fluted panels. Topped by French sterling silver lids. The silver is decorated with intricate engine-turned guilloche engraving, with ornate cartouches, with acanthus and reed borders.Gold vermeil finish to the interiors. The bottle retains original glass stopper. Overall a beautiful set of elegant styling.
Hallmarked with the French Minerve 1st standard mark, in use from 1838, which depicts the goddess Minerva with a number 1 beside her to denote a silver content of 950/1000 of 95% pure silver and a higher finesse than. The lid of the bottle bears a hallmark of the French wild boar. Bearing maker's marks, slightly rubbed but appears to be that of silversmith Joseph Chaumet, active 1890 - 1928 at 62 rue de Richelieu, Paris. In overall good antique condition. Surface scratches to the bases, some cloudiness to the interior of the powder jar and small rectangle box.
A nick to the rim of the cylindrical powder jar. Large rectangular comb box: 7 3/8" length x 1 5/8" width x 1 1/2 height. Small rectangular pin box: 3 1/2" length x 2 1/4" width x 1 3/8 height. Rouge pot: 1 3/8" diameter x 1 1/4" height. Cylindrical powder jar: 2 1/2" diameter x 3 3/8" height.
Perfume bottle: 3 3/8" height x 2 1/4" length x 1 1/4 width. Total weight of the silver 125.8 grams.Welcome to the Antique Boutique. Our aim is to provide you with a wide selection of quality antiques and collectibles. We describe everything to the best of our ability and the pictures form part of the description. We try to gather as much information about the item before listing, in an effort to offer you with an accurate and honest description. Large, clear and detailed pictures of the item help in this endeavor. Opinion on the condition of an item can vary, depending on the person viewing it. Wear is to be expected due to age and use. Note that the item in the pictures may be larger or smaller in actuality, the pictures do not represent size.
Please check the description for dimensions. The item "Antique French Sterling Silver & Cut Glass Vanity Set Perfume Bottle Powder Jars" is in sale since Monday, May 17, 2021.This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Sterling Silver (.925)\Bottles, Decanters & Flasks". The seller is "micflsun" and is located in Canutillo, Texas. This item can be shipped worldwide.