LATE 19TH CENTURY WORK.
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eardrop-shaped crystal flask in pierced gold mount, intricately sculpted with hearts, palmettes, and scrollwork. The mounting is set on the base and the neck, and a large letter B is highlighted on the paunch of the flask. The delicately sculpted, hinged lid is inlaid with six pearls. The lid opens to reveal a gold stopper on the interior.
H: 3.9 in (10 cm) / W: 1.4 in (3.5 cm)
Gold mark: Tête d’aigle (Eagle head)
Work from the second half of the 19th century.