Cut glass perfumes with colored overlaysBy Mark Chervenka
Cut glass perfumes with colored overlays
What could $20 have bought at the reproduction wholesaler? You could have bought this set of four cut perfumes made in India with colored overlays. Bottles including stopper average about 5″ tall. The bottles are made by pressing, not blowing. Overlays are thinly flashed in various colors on the outside. All stoppers are clear crystal cut with facets. Necks of bottles and bottoms of stoppers are very crudely ground with frosted, rough surfaces. All the stoppers in our sample group had lots of wiggle. Hand ground vintage stoppers and bottles fit together so closely they form an airtight seal.