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    Sale 7430

    A Highly Important Private Collection of Meissen and Continental Porcelain

    11 December 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 97

    A MEISSEN SILVER-GILT-MOUNTED SCENT BOTTLE AND COVER

    CIRCA 1735-40

    Price Realised  

    A MEISSEN SILVER-GILT-MOUNTED SCENT BOTTLE AND COVER
    CIRCA 1735-40
    Of flattened teardrop form with canted edges on an octagonal foot, the seladon ground reserved on each side with panels of harbour scenes with figures at discussion, within elongated ogival gilt band cartouches, the canted corners gilt, the white sides with gilt scroll ornament, the rim with a silver-gilt mount joined to the screw-top domed cover by a chain (small section of foot restored, slight rubbing to gilding)
    3½ in. (9 cm.) high overall


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