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    Sale 7550

    Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    9 December 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 181

    A PAIR OF GEORGE II GOLD-MOUNTED CUT GLASS SCENT-BOTTLES

    ENGLISH, CIRCA 1755

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF GEORGE II GOLD-MOUNTED CUT GLASS SCENT-BOTTLES
    ENGLISH, CIRCA 1755
    upright bottle-shaped cut glass flasks, overlaid with pierced gold cagework embossed with c-scrolls and trailing foliage, both with gold stoppers, one with porcelain bird feeding on a plant, the other with two porcelain birds
    1 13/16 in. (46 mm.) and 1 11/16 in. (43 mm.) high, respectively (2)


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