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Sterling Silver1563 of 1733Salt and pepper w/ dipSilver bottle
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Posted 4 years ago


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here's more pictures with the lid off, 3 1/4 inches tall and 2 3/4 wide and 2 inches thick from front to back, it is in very nice condition :) for 109 years old :)

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  1. tikiray tikiray, 4 years ago
    I'm wondering if this was a scent bottle. Maybe some cloth with perfume was placed in it and carried in a pocket or purse. Cities kinda stunk back then because of poor sanitation. Or maybe a pill bottle? Heck, I'm just guessing though. Maybe someone else has a clue.
  2. riazpropman riazpropman, 4 years ago
    scent bottle maybe,but the vinaigrette is what the previous writer is referring to,these were little square boxes with a grate inside,they used to soak a piece of cloth with perfume and hold it to their noses when confronted by nasty smells in the victorian era.
  3. miKKoChristmas11 miKKoChristmas11, 4 years ago
    Could this possibly be a tea caddy? I don't think that it's a perfume bottle, and it's not a vinaigrette. I should think that it held something dry. Nice mystery.

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