Bristol Blue Perfume Bottle


A modern 24% lead (flint) crystal hand blown perfume bottle. Catalogue reference BB027 from Bristol Blue Glass Ltd, Brislington, Bristol. BS4 3QF. It consists of a mallet shaped bottle rising into a tall tapered neck surmounted by an exaggerated collar. The teardrop stopper is extended to form a stick applicator within the bottle body. The base has a snapped pontil scar and is inscribed ‘Bristol’ in freehand diamond point.

Height with stopper 5 1/8th inches (13 cm) – without 4 ¾ inches (12 cm) Diameter: 2 inches (5 cm) at widest point.

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