Hi. First off, I'm sorry to hear about your wife's loss. As for the bottle's value, I can imagine it being worth several hundred dollars, although I'm not for certain. I seem to remember one on eBay about two years ago, without a box, being **** between $200 and $300.
If you do settle on a price, or decide to sell it on an auction site such as eBay, please let me know as I'm very interested in the bottle. My email is bellow. Best of wishes.