Absinthe topettes

Topettes, often with marks indicating individual doses, were used to measure small amounts of absinthe, sufficient for a table or a single customer.

A scarce dark green topette especially made for Premier Fils, with sand-blasted advertising for their Absinthe Oxygénée, a rival to Cusenier’s better known version.

A Royer Hutin topette.

A circa 1890 photo showing a large graduated topette in (likely) green glass.

Left – A twelve ring dose-marked topette, in an unusual green glass. This type of topette was made in versions of 2 to 12 doses, as indicated in the Verreries Meisenthal catalogue above.

A numbered dose marked topette.