A very attractive and rare antique, 19. Century Victorian, gothic style scent or condiment bottle holder, with cut glass bottle.The item is decorated all around the body with gothic arch window style filigree type work in a repeating pattern. There is an integral round base, also with gothic arch decoration to its sides. This item is made from brass, but is currently in tarnished conditon making it resemble bronze. The glass bottle has no chips or cracks but is missing its original stopper and currently has a suitable replacement. The glass bottle has a few small marks inside it, towards the base and hidden by the holder. The stands measures about 6.25 inches (15.9 cm) high, with the base about 3.6 inches (9 cm) in diameter. The cut glass bottle measures about 9.4 inches (24 cm) in height (including the stopper).
The base is weighted so that there is little chance of the item being knocked over. This is a lovely decorative object, and it is very difficult to find these days. It would make a stunning addition to your side, dining or dressing table or desk, and would be ideal for anyone interested in gothic styling.
T his item was originally part of the collection of Sir Roy and Lady Strong. He having been the director of both the Victoria and Albert museum and the national Portrait gallery, and Lady Strong having been a renowned set designer, from the recent sale of the contents of their house "Laskett".Ostal Price Increases to the United States. Search aids: Victorian, gothic, ecclesiastical, religious, chapel, church, medieval, scent, dressing table, vanilty, perfume. We often photograph our items in an appropriate setting to give more of an idea of how they might look when displayed. The actual item for sale will be the main item in the photograph and, unless otherwise stated, the sale is for the item described only i. Not inclusive of any other items used in the pictures. Please contact me to let me know. We always use Signed For or Insured services (unless you choose otherwise on smaller value items).
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Thank you for your interest in our items! The item "An antique 19th century gothic arch scent or condiment bottle holder, cut glass" is in sale since Friday, May 21, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectables\Vanity, Perfume & Grooming\Perfume Collectables\Collectable Perfume Bottles\Glass/Crystal Perfume Bottles".The seller is "acquilegia" and is located in Egham. This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Australia, New Zealand, Egypt, Reunion, South africa.