Antique French Belle Epoque era .800 silver & cut crystal perfume bottle. Featuring an exquisite cut crystal body in a tear drop shape, with slender narrow neck terminating to bulbous base. Lovely serpentine cut to the base edge of the bottle. Having silver mounts with elegant form and styling, enhanced in gilt vermeil finish. Comprising of a silver hinged lid and collar decorated in intricate chasing and engraving. Opening to reveal the original glass stopper. In overall good condition with general wear commensurate with use and age. Some wear to the gilt vermeil finish on the silver mounts. Two flea-bite nicks to the sides of the bottle and some scratches to the flat surface on the front and back accumulated over the years from laying down. Hallmarked with the French head of the wild boar, in use from 1838 to indicate a silver content of .800/1000. The mark was typically used on small objects of at least 80% silver content, close to .925 sterling. Also bearing a maker's mark. Measures 4 5/8" length x 1 1/2" wide x 5/8" thick.