339. Superb Pair Engraved Crystal Silver Scent Bottles Goldsmith and Silversmiths London 1921

An Exceptionally Fine Quality Pair of English Hand Engraved Full Lead Crystal Heavy Duty Perfume Bottles of generous proportions, complete with original firm fitting hinged covers. 

All four sides with stunning engraved decoration depicting flowers and swags with panels of reeded cut detail to each base. 

The main The Sterling Silver Engine Turned hinged covers with stand away hinges. 

Condition: Perfect condition with no losses or clouding inside, wonderful evidence of age-wear on bases underneath. Nice star cut pattern to bases, both stoppers are present, one stopper with small chip.    

Mark of Goldsmiths & Silversmiths.  

Assayed in London 1921. 

Height: 5.5” (14cm). Width: 2.5” (6.5cm). 

Location: Dublin City, Ireland. 

Worldwide Store to door shipping. 

The firm Goldsmiths & Silversmiths was established in 1880 by William Gibson (d. 1913) and John Lawrence Langman (1846-1928). 
The firm was active at 112 Regent Street, London acquiring the premises previously used by John Joseph Mechi. 
In 1893 the firm absorbed The Goldsmiths' Alliance Ltd (late A.B. Savory & Sons) and in 1898 became the Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Co Ltd being active as jewellers, dealers in diamonds and precious stones, silversmiths, electroplaters and watch and clock makers. 
In 1952 Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Co Ltd was amalgamated with Garrard & Co Ltd. 
The firm participated to a number of national and international exhibitions, as Indian and Colonial Exhibition (London, 1886), Paris (1889), Chicago (1893), California (1894), Paris (1900) and Franco-British Exhibition (London, 1908). 
The Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Co was active with manufactories at Newcastle Place, Clerkenwell; Regent Works, Sheffield and Rue St George, Paris and as retailer of items supplied by various British gold and silver manufacturers (Martin Hall & Co Ltd, W&G Sissons, Wakely & Wheeler, William Comyns, Harrison Brothers & Howson, etc.)