• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5670

    Christie's Interiors

    26 January 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 40

    A MALTESE SILVER SCENT BOTTLE, BALSAMINA

    ASSAY MARK ONLY TO HANDLE, PINTO PERIOD, CIRCA 1770

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    A MALTESE SILVER SCENT BOTTLE, BALSAMINA
    ASSAY MARK ONLY TO HANDLE, PINTO PERIOD, CIRCA 1770
    Of jug form with rococo decoration, floral-chased cover and foliate scroll handle; also another Maltese silver scent bottle, mark of Antonio Zahra, Ball period, circa 1805, with maker's mark and an additional acorn mark, of basket form with tapering sides, stylised foliate engraved motifs, ropework borders and bifurcated handle, with chain dependent (2)


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