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Posted 3 years ago


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If I had a perfume shop I would use these on the counter.

I don't think they are silver - not sure about silver plate. Maybe just plain old metal.

Does anyone know era? Victorian?

I think the fish is a paper holder - put the paper in it's mouth. It only has one red crystal eye - the other one is missing.


  1. flowerrose, 3 years ago
    hi Bellin68, they came in a box of electic stuff at an auction a while ago! I didn't notice them until I got home - they were buried. yippeeee
  2. miKKoChristmas11 miKKoChristmas11, 3 years ago
    Hi, are there any hallmarks on these items!
  3. flowerrose, 3 years ago
    no unfortunately not :-(
    the sellotape holder has a green felt bottom and the fish has nothing on it I can find.
  4. VolDeNuit, 3 years ago
    LOVE the fish clip flowerrose!! <3
  5. flowerrose, 3 years ago
    Hi VolDeNuit - thank you very much!! I posted a photo of a perfume bottle up a while ago - I was hoping you may see it - they took it down :-( I will try again! It was lovely - ornate!
  6. VolDeNuit, 3 years ago
    Id love to see it flowerrose!
    pardon my absence - i have been moving house (yes, packing all those bottles!). :)
  7. mikielikesigns2 mikielikesigns2, 3 years ago
    Its a guess, but the top item looks like a piece of multi piece desk set, it being a "tape dispenser" ? with the "bobin" missing. Just a thought.
  8. mikielikesigns2 mikielikesigns2, 3 years ago
    Sorry flowerrose, u did mention it was tape dispencer. ITS LATE!! GOOD NIGHT!
  9. flowerrose, 3 years ago
    LOL Mikie! Your forgiven. Vol De Nuit - re-posted attempt no.3
  10. VolDeNuit, 3 years ago
    Flowerrose, I wanted to comment on your Ormolou perfume bottle, but it seems the page is missing! I wonder why that is??
    So I am now going from memory as to its exact appearance, however i found this example on ebay which I seem to recall closely resembles yours:

    It's alleged manufacturer is MATSON.

    heres a good rundown on their history.

    Sorry to drop this in here - I'd have preferred to list the info on the correct page. :)
  11. flowerrose, 3 years ago
    Hi VolDeNUIT :-) thank you SO MUCH!!!!!! Yes they keep taking my page down on that bottle - so annoying! But I am so happy you got to see it and for the information you provided - just going to read it now. I will inform MiKKO as she was waiting for outcome too - thank you so much! Legend.
  12. flowerrose, 3 years ago
    p.s The Vanity Set is AMAZING!! with the little powder? dish. So awesome.
  13. flowerrose, 3 years ago
    This could be dangerous my new found love for these items!!! I just googled images the makers and there are LOTS of beautiful items by them - I could fill a room!!! This one is beautiful too:

    Oh dear what have I started!!! :-)
  14. VolDeNuit, 3 years ago
    Oh yes! Theyre all exquisite!!!

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