Cased Pair of Sampson Mordan Silver and Glass Perfume Scent Bottles
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Description: - A cased pair of sterling silver perfume scent bottles by the illustrious and very collectable silversmiths Sampson and Mordan Co. The perfume bottles have conforming cut silver collars and hinged covers, with one gilded to the exterior, both gilded to the interior, and the glass bottles are clear with a vertical mitre cut body. The inside of the lid and base of the bottle have the makers mark S.M (Sampson & Mordan), Sterling Silver Mark, and date letter 'O' to signify 1889.
Assay: - .925 (Sterling Silver).
Date: - 1889.
Period: - 19th Century.
Maker: - Sampson & Mordan Co.
Measurement: - 5.7cm (height) x 2.4cm (diameter). (1 inch = 25.4mm)
Weight: - 81.25 grams / 2.61 troy ounces.
Condition: - The perfume scent bottles are in good antique condition. Minor surface scratches commensurate with age. The covers both open on a hinge in perfect working condition to reveal a glass stopper. The stoppers are able to be removed with no issues and fits securely. The cartouche on the top is engraved with a crown. Please see photographs for confirmation of condition.
Item No: - 096b.