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Twelve-Piece French Parcel-gilt and Acid Etched Glass Toilette Set

Auction:
2067
Lot:
117
Sold for:
$2,530$2,200

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Auction:
Sale #2067 - 2067
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 06, 2001 10:00AM

Description:

Twelve-Piece French Parcel-gilt and Acid Etched Glass Toilette Set, early 20th century, "St. Louis," comprising three lidded jars, two perfume bottles, a cologne, large perfume atomizer, small atomizer, soap dish, beaker, brush tray, and ring stand, all etched to exterior with cross-hatched pattern, with gilding of neoclassical-style horizontal reeding with floral baskets in scalloped cartouches joined by ribbon-tied floral garlands, large atomizer ht. 12, cologne ht. 7 3/4, small powder jar dia. 3 in.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

Keywords

St. Louis, cologne, Atomization, Beaker, Gilding, Gold, Metalworking, Toiletry