A silver gilt Schafer perfume bottle / flacon with a reverse intaglio cat crystal
A silver gilt Schafer perfume flacon with a reverse intaglio crystal of a tabby cat to the lid. Retailed by P&E Schafer of 27 Piccadilly. The crystal very finely carved and painted, and especially three dimensional. Marked inside the lid “Schafer 27 Picadilly”. Reverse intaglio crystals are commonly and erroneously often called Essex Crystals. English, circa 1900.
This is a SOLD item and has been left in the Public Domain for research purposes. Images are available for public use with an acknowledgement to www.hamsheregallery.com