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    Sale 5356

    Christie's Interiors

    3 June 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 425

    A GROUP OF FOUR SCENT BOTTLES

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GROUP OF FOUR SCENT BOTTLES
    Comprising: a 19th century silver-gilt mounted glass example, possibly French, of faceted ovoid form, the cork stopper mounted with a seated putto, engraved chainwork mount; a similar scent bottle of faceted tapering form with engraved gold mounts, the clasp formed as a padlock; a blue-john scent bottle of cylindrical form with pull-off top and two-colour gold mount, unmarked, circa 1800; and an enamelled scent bottle with base metal mounts, the vase-shaped body depicting a classical figure beside an altar with putto and dove overhead and classical ruins beyond (4)


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