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    Sale 5323

    British Ceramics & Glass 1630-1830

    14 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 25

    A 'GIRL-IN-A-SWING' TYPE GILT-METAL-MOUNTED SCENT-BOTTLE AND STOPPER

    CIRCA 1755

    Price Realised  

    A 'GIRL-IN-A-SWING' TYPE GILT-METAL-MOUNTED SCENT-BOTTLE AND STOPPER
    CIRCA 1755
    Modelled as a seated maid holding a basket of grapes, wearing a yellow bodice, pink apron and flowered flounced skirt, before a gnarled vine encrusted with leaves and fruit issuing from a marbled plinth, the oval mound inscribed in black enamel POUR MON AMOUR the underside painted with a pink rose and leaves
    3½ in. (8.9 cm.) high (2)


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    Provenance

    Anon., sale Christie's King Street, 2 November 1982, lot 162.