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Victorian Silver Scent Vials


This collection of scent vials all probably once hung from chatelaines - a now-obsolete keychain-like accessory that Victorian women would attach to their dresses, belts, or aprons to keep everyday objects at the ready. Ladies would hold all kinds of things on chatelaines: buttonhooks, tiny sewing kits in silver containers, some sort of writing implement, and even tiny containers like these for their perfume. On new from a sterling silver chains. Sold individually.


  • Materials

    mix of coin silver and silver gilt, new sterling silver chains

  • Age

    c. 1880

  • Condition

    Fair - most of have a few dents and dings but all close securely

  • Size

    lengths range from 1 1/4" to 1 3/8", new 20" chains adjustable to 18" or 16"





please note:Terms of Sale

Antiques can be returned unworn and in original condition within 10 days of delivery for an exchange or refund minus the cost of shipping. Once a piece has been altered, including ring re-sizing, it is FINAL SALE.