LARGE PAIR OF JAMES ATKINSON SILVER GILT PERFUME BOTTLES. BOND ST. MAYFAIR. W1. For Sale



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LARGE PAIR OF JAMES ATKINSON SILVER GILT PERFUME BOTTLES. BOND ST. MAYFAIR. W1.:
$198.29

PAIR OF BOXED JAMES ATKINSON SILVER GILT PERFUME BOTTLES. ABSOLUTELY EXCELLENT PAIR OF FLUTED BLOWN CRYSTAL PERFUME BOTTLES WITH SILVER GILT TOPS IN ORIGINAL, REXINE COVERED, VELVET LINED, TRAVEL BOX, LARGE CAPACITY BOTTLES MEASURING 16CM HIGH INCLUDING TOPS, 7CM DIAMETER. NO CHIPS, CRACKS OR REPAIRS AND IN TOP CONDITION. FEW SMALL MARKS TO EXTERIOR OF THE BOX, 19cm HIGH, 19cm LONG, 11.5cm BACK TO FRONT, IS STRUCTURALLY SOUND WITH ORIGINAL BRASS HINGES AND LOCK, UNFORTUNATELY MISSING ITS ORIGINAL KEY, THE BOX IS EMBOSSED IN GOLD WITH THE FAMOUS J & E ATKINSON NAME AND THE ADDRESS OF 24 OLD BOND STREET, THIS ADDRESS NOW BEING CALLED "THE ATKINSONS BUILDING" AND NOW HOME TO FERRAGAMOS. ATKINSONS HAVING REOPENED IN BURLINGTON GARDENS. THE GILT SILVER TOPS ARE IN EXCELLENT CONDITION AND BEAR THE LONDON HALLMARK AND DATE LETTER I, FOR 1884, ALONG WITH THE SILVERSMITHS MARK OF GEORGE BRACE OF ST JOHNS, CLERKENWELL. POSSIBLY HAVING AN INTERESTING HISTORY IF THE ORIGINAL BUYER COULD BE IDENTIFIED FROM SALES REGISTERS AS ATKINSONS HAD SOME INCREDIBLY FAMOUS CLIENTS AND WERE PATRONISED BY BRITISH ROYAL FAMILY FROM 1826. QUEEN VICTORIA WAS A KNOWN USER AND OTHER CLIENTS INCLUDED WINSTON CHURCHILL, LAWRENCE OF ARABIA, BEAU BRUMMEL, NELSON AND LADY HAMILTON AND THE FAMOUS ACTRESS SARA BERNHARDT TO NAME BUT A FEW. HAPPY TO ANSWER ANY QUESTIONS AND SUPPLY ADDITIONAL PICTURES AT REQUEST. PLEASE VIEW PICTURES FOR VISUAL DESCRIPTION. INSPECTION,CAN BE ARRANGED BY APPOINTMENT.


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