Posted 2 years ago
Anne de Bretagne Cut Glass Sterling Top Miniature Salt Bottle
Found this miniature Salt bottle with a group of other perfume bottles
it measures length 2 1/4 inches
Has a chain attached
The cap flips open to enclosed glass stopper
Thanks to kyratango for solving this mystery.
Quote "Your charming little piece is rather a salts bottle, holding ammoniacal salts for fainting ladies :-D
The symbol is the emblem of Anne de Bretagne :-)
a little read about it, in French, use Google transtate!
Interesting History Anne Of Brittany (QUEEN CONSORT OF FRANCE), French Anne De Bretagne (born Jan. 25, 1477, Nantes, Fr.—died Jan. 9, 1514, Blois), duchess of Brittany and twice queen consort of France, who devoted her life to safeguarding the autonomy of Brittany within the kingdom of France. (britannica encyclopedia online)