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 â€œSchafer 27 Picadillyâ€. 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