A 19th Century Italian glass scent bottle in the manner of Franchini Bigaglia, of compressed ovoid form decorated with murrine star canes and silver aventurine over the marbled blue and opal ground, all below gilt mounts and an internal cork stopper, height 6.5cm.
Will Farmer - Director
Ceramics, Glass, Oriental & Decorative Arts
Will specialises in 20th Century decorative arts covering ceramics, glass and furniture. He studied at the Birmingham School of Jewellery undertaking a combined BA Hons in silversmithing and Fine Art history. Notable finds include a Martin Brothers Stoneware bird selling for £20,500 and a rare collection of documents relating to the Stourbridge Glass Industry selling locally for over £22,000. Will is now in his eighth season as an expert on BBC's Antiques Roadshow.