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Sampson Mordan Real Shell Silver Topped Scent Bottle London 1885

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A wonderful example of a Sampson Mordan Silver topped Seashell Scent Bottle, in superb condition.

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W-3.25 L-6 (cm)

Item Reference:

67863-1521-4Tip! This item's Ref-Code breaks down thus...
Item Ref Code: 67863-1521-4
Item No. 67863 - Dealer No. 1521 - Building No. 4


A highly collectable and unusual Sampson Mordan Scent bottle. This scent bottle is formed from a cream, white and purple real seashell with a silver top. The shell is mounted by a silver screw top and thread. A great example of a collectable piece of Sampson Mordan silver.
Maker: Sampson Mordan
Assay Office: London
Date: 1885


Item Reference
Width: 3.25 cm
Length: 6 cm
1880 - 1901, C19th (Late Victorian)
Country of Origin
Very good - there is a tiny dent to the silver lid, there are no losses to the shell which shows very little signs of wear / use. The hallmarks are slightly rubbed but still easily legible. Minimal signs of wear commensurate with age and use.


  • Free Collection from Hemswell, North Lincolnshire (we can store free of charge for four weeks)
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