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A GILT-METAL-MOUNTED PORCELAIN SCENT-BOTTLE AND STOPPER

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A GILT-METAL-MOUNTED PORCELAIN SCENT-BOTTLE AND STOPPER

CIRCA 1760, PERHAPS CHELSEA

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A GILT-METAL-MOUNTED PORCELAIN SCENT-BOTTLE AND STOPPER CIRCA 1760, PERHAPS CHELSEA Naturally modelled as a plum resting on a leaf, the stalk forming the stopper, a leaf to the side and a curled leaf to the shoulder of the bottle (minute chip to edge of leaf on stopper, shallow chipping to edges of leaf to bottles, possibly from time of manufacture, old glue between mount and stopper) 2 in. (5.1 cm.) high
Provenance
Ernesto Blohm Collection.
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A similar model is illustrated by G.E. Bryant, The Chelsea Porcelain Toys (London, 1925), pl. 12, fig. 3.

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