This type of bottle is sometimes called a lachrymatory bottle or tear catcher. It is a romantic myth that these bottles were used to collect tears during the mourning period during the Victorian era. This form of bottle was actually a disposable perfume bottle made in Italy for the English market.
Red and blue enamel on clear glass
PLACE OF ORIGIN
Queen Victoria (1837-1901)
Late 19th century
Width 0.5 Depth 0.5 Height 7 inches