31 March 2008
A BADEN-BADEN GILT-METAL MOUNTED SCENT-FLASK
CIRCA 1775, BLUE CROWNED SHIELD MARK, PRESSNUMMER 2
Of slender baluster form and flattened oval section, painted with two bouquets, one including a striped red and yellow tulip, and with scattered flower-sprays
3¾ in. (9.7 cm.) high overall
Yvonne and Ludwig Ehmann Collection, Basel, sale Lempertz, Cologne, 20th May 2005, lot 104.
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René Simmermacher, Gebrauchskeramik in Südbaden, Badisches Landesmuseum, Karlsruhe, July-November 2002 Exhibition Catalogue (Karlsruhe, 2002), pl. 20.
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