Box with perfume bottles (3)

Box with perfume bottles (3)
Title
Box with perfume bottles (3)
Date 
1850-1900
Medium 
Wood, metal (possibly brass), glass, textile, gilding
Dimensions 
Overall: 3 3/8 x 5 5/8 x 3 1/2 in. ( 8.6 x 14.3 x 8.9 cm )
Description 
Rectangular wooden box with flat, hinged lid with decoration consisting of carved edge, inlaid brass geometric pattern at middle of lid, centered around brass plaque, narrow inlaid border, and square escutcheon (missing); inside, three colorless glass perfume bottles and stoppers blown in a mold and cut, with gilding along shoulders and stopper, fitted into compartments covered in wine-colored velvet; inside of lid padded and covered with faded red or orange satin.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Constance Schermerhorn Skillin
Object Number 
1937.218.1-4ab
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group