French green opaline glass Palais Royal Souvenir Scent Bottle

French green opaline glass Palais Royal Souvenir Scent Bottle

French green opaline glass Palais Royal Souvenir Scent Bottle

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French green opaline glass Palais Royal Souvenir Scent Bottle:
the ‘vert feuille’ bottle with extensive filigree gilded mount; the lid inset with tinted print of large chateau and riders. Circa 1870 and restored.

Height:4"-11.5cm
Width:3"-7.5cm
Glossary Words

opaline

Fine semi-opaque, white and coloured glass, developed by the French in the first half of the 19th century, with a translucent quality.

Palais Royale

Small, French, gilded metal trinkets, some with Parisian scenes, many with mother-of-pearl insets. For instance, a gilded goat pulling a mother-of-pearl cart.

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