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The first 'atomiser nozzle' was invented in 1887 by Dr Thomas DeVilbiss, who used it to administer medicine to the back of his patients throats. The idea was a success, and he started manufacturing atomiser nozzles for other uses, with the first mention of a perfume atomiser being recorded around 1890 in France. Much rarer than the perfume, or scent, bottle, a silver atomiser makes an ideal dressing table accessory, with good condition early examples being highly sought after.
Hallmarked In 1925
Hallmarked in Birmingham in 1925 by Charles S. Green & Co., this rare, George V, Sterling Silver Atomiser, is in the Art Deco style, and has a clear glass body with overlaid blue panels. The atomiser measures 6"(15cm) tall with a diameter of 3"(8cm).
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