22 May 2001
A CONTINENTAL JEWELLED AND PEARL-SET GOLD AND AMBER SCENT-BOTTLE
possibly French, mid-19th Century, the gold cap struck with Parisian post-1838 restricted warranty marks
Oblong slightly flattened lobed semi-translucent dark-red/brown amber flask with tapering ends, the gold mounts on neck and base chased and engraved with leaves and applied with emeralds, split-pearls and a pearl, the hinged cover embossed with flutes separated by engraved husks, the top of the cap engraved with a rosette, the gold-mounted cork stopper surmounted by a gold flower set with an emerald
3 5/8 in. (92 mm.) long
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