Julie Cartwright Antiques
George V Silver & "Butterfly Wing" Glass Scent Bottle by G. W. Aldridge, Birmingham 1924
REF: JU20 / LA354642
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This unusual and exquisite "butterfly wing" silver mounted cut glass glass scent bottle is dated Birmingham 1924. The screw-top silver lid with a glazed top encasing an iridescent butterfly wing decoration cabochon. Butterfly wing jewellery was popular in the Art Deco period and it involved using real butterfly wings (usually from the South American Morpho butterfly) to create rich blue accents. The square glass body sliced-cut in diamond patterns. The neck with original glass stopper. Hallmarks: G.W.A for G W Aldridge Birmingham Assay Mark Lion passant Date letter "z" for 1924
Julie Cartwright Antiques has clarified that the George V Silver & "Butterfly Wing" Glass Scent Bottle by G. W. Aldridge, Birmingham 1924 (LA354642) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 1924
Some damage to the screw-top part lid, creases, signs of possible repair. This is reflected in the price. Butterfly cabochon in very good condition. Glass in perfect condition. No chips or cracks.
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