Blackwood "Bamboo" Perfume Bottle

[PB22] (Size: 1 3/8"D x 5 1/4"H)
This perfume bottle is made entirely of African Blackwood save for the top finial which is simulated malachite. The base is cut with the 1/8" reeding bit in a bricklay pattern resembling bamboo. The base relates to the waistband sharing a pattern of dentil molding. A fluted skirt leads from the dome into the finial. The dome and blackwood finial shaping is straight out of the minarets of the Taj Mahal. An improved O-ring coupler securely holds the glass bottle liner in the base, yet allows for easy removal to fill with fragrance.


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