Lapidary Works of Art and Ivories

Scent bottle

    Scent bottle

    Germany, Idar-Oberstein

    20th century

    Wild, Manfred, Emile Becker firm

    Citrine, rutilated quartz, gold, ruby; carving, poloshing

    Height 13.3 cm

    Signed monogram “EB” for Emil Becker


    Citrine and rutilated quartz scent bottle of contemporary design, the stopper formed of a highly transparent quartz with golden rutile needles visible. The body of the scent bottle of triangular outline carved of a large, highly transparent natural citrine, weighing approximately 857 carats.

    The internal fittings are all 18K yellow gold, including the threaded washer and the removable stopper which is topped with a cabochon ruby finial.