Time to sell a lot of our 'this and that' spare items - I'll be listing loads of them in weeks ahead. The things we set aside in deference to more fabulous or valuable antiques just owing to time constraints. Amazing how that relegated 'this and that' has multiplied over time! This one is a Georgian Era or later 18th century scent or perfume etui in fine old shagreen (belly leather from stingray), and the outer case is beautifully preserved. Within, 1 original scent or perfume bottle, flask, flacon remains, though that's all. No funnel, no stopper, no cap, and what remains is unbroken.
Good condition with age and type considered. First off, the shagreen etui is really in quite good condition for these very old ones, though it is not excellent, it is toward top in condition for most of these. Shown from all angles, you see there is some darkening to the green leather, but not much missing at all. As noted, bottles are unbroken, no stoppers and there remains each of the original French 18k gold caps. This is a project one, or one to part out. Closing all of my "walking around" projects out! These are things you carry along while shopping little Paris markets, fun to find matches of bottles, caps and complete them.
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