• Centuries of Style: Silver, Eu auction at Christies

    Sale 7800

    Centuries of Style: Silver, European Ceramics, Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    17 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 289

    A GEORGE III GOLD-MOUNTED GLASS SCENT-BOTTLE

    CIRCA 1765

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GEORGE III GOLD-MOUNTED GLASS SCENT-BOTTLE
    CIRCA 1765
    Teardrop-shaped glass flask with flattened base, the faceted glass embellished with a pierced gold cagework chased with c-scrolls, rocaille and flower-swags, the gold neck-mount enamelled with opaque white champlevé band inlaid with diamond-shaped paillons and inscription 'GAGE DE MON AMOUR', chased gold s-curve formed stopper with chain
    3 9/16 in. (90 mm.) high


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