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    Sale 5371

    Christie's Interiors

    25 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 43

    A SILVER-GILT AND ENAMEL SCENT BOTTLE

    POSSIBLY GERMAN, CIRCA 1720

    Price Realised  

    A SILVER-GILT AND ENAMEL SCENT BOTTLE
    POSSIBLY GERMAN, CIRCA 1720
    Onion shaped on circular pedestal foot, the sides chased in low relief with strapwork and foliage centred by a circular enamel panel painted with a portrait bust on one side and the bust of Minerva on the other, the stopper with shaped ring-pull terminal
    3¼ in. (8.3 cm.) high


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