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    Sale 7554

    European Ceramics and Glass Including the Property of a Collector

    31 March 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 105

    A FACETED GLASS SCENT BOTTLE, STOPPER AND GOLD COVER

    CIRCA 1765

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A FACETED GLASS SCENT BOTTLE, STOPPER AND GOLD COVER
    CIRCA 1765
    Of arched rectangular form, gilt in the atelier of James Giles with a chinoiserie man seated on trellis offering an urn within a pagoda-formed cartouche, the reverse with stylised trailing flower-sprays and foliage below scrolls, with sprially-moulded domed cover (minute wear to gilding, minute chipping to upper rim and tip of stopper, the cover slightly misshapen)
    2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm.) high overall


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    Kate Foster, Scent Bottles (London, 1966), p.41, pls. 27 and 28 for scent bottles of similar form and decoration on blue and amethyst glass.

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