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A WILLIAM AND MARY SILVER-GILT PERFUME-FLASK

CIRCA 1690, APPARENTLY UNMARKED

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A WILLIAM AND MARY SILVER-GILT PERFUME-FLASK
CIRCA 1690, APPARENTLY UNMARKED
Shaped ovoid, the sides each cast with a panel depicting figures in landscapes on a textured ground, the detachable cover with a threaded finial, with a suspension chain
2¾ in. (7 cm.) long
2 oz. (66 gr.)
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Lot Essay

An unmarked snuff-box engraved with the arms of Goddard and decorated in a similar chinoiserie fashion was sold Sotheby's London, 31 October 1974, lot 153 and is illustrated in V. Brett, The Sotheby's Directory of Silver 1600-1940, London, 1986, p. 160, no. 627.
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