London, South Kensington
15 November 2001
A Belleek pierced scent bottle and fitted case
of flattened circular form, the centre pierced with stylised ornament, the border moulded with a band of interlocking circles, the interior of the case with gilt first period mark, circa 1875 (section of rim broken and restuck with associated chip, stopper lacking), the flask -- 8cm. high
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Cf. Marion Langham, Belleek Irish Porcelain (1993), p. 49. for a scent bottle of similar form.
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