A GOLD-MOUNTED SCENT-BOTTLE AND STOPPER OF 'GIRL-IN-A-SWING' TYPE
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A GOLD-MOUNTED SCENT-BOTTLE AND STOPPER OF 'GIRL-IN-A-SWING' TYPE

CIRCA 1755, ATTRIBUTED TO CHARLES GOUYN'S FACTORY, ST. JAMES'S

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A GOLD-MOUNTED SCENT-BOTTLE AND STOPPER OF 'GIRL-IN-A-SWING' TYPE
CIRCA 1755, ATTRIBUTED TO CHARLES GOUYN'S FACTORY, ST. JAMES'S
Modelled as a seated shepherdess leaning against a tree-stump with flowering pink roses, in a yellow bodice, pink apron and flowered skirt, a sheep at her side, on a circular mound base inscribed J'AIME LA DOUCEUR, the underside with a pink rose, the stopper modelled as pink roses and the neck with stamped gold mounts (some chipping to foliage, chain lacking from mount)
3½ in. (9 cm.) high overall
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Lot Essay

See E.G. Bryant, The Chelsea Porcelain Toys (London, 1925), p. 94, pl. 26, no. 6 for a similar example.
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