Rectangular cased ruby glass and silver gilt Scent Bottle by Sampson Mordan
Rectangular cased ruby glass and silver gilt Scent Bottle by Sampson Mordan:
the base section for vinaigrette with inner door engraved and pierced with basket of flowers design; the top patented spring-catch release lid with makers mark inside, S.MORDAN & Co.LONDON’. The mounts have hallmarks for ‘Sampson Mordan London 1876’.
The patent lid is a spring loaded suction lid that works instead of a stopper.
See group ref.6792