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Etui with perfume bottle

Type:Sewing set

Material(s):Gold, glass, and steel


Box Description:Box (4.5 in. x 2.6 in.) paper covered, velvet and satin lined.


Date or Era:1809 - 1819

Dimensions:Perfume bottle 1.4 in. length including ring

Additional Information:
Napoleonic era French 18kt gold sewing set with glass perfume bottle. Scissors, thimble and needlecase with appropriate French gold markings. Pencil and perfume unmarked. Perfume has inner glass stopper under gold outer stopper. Scissors with steel blade, 3.5 in. length.