10 June 2008,
Price realised GBP 2,500
GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500
A GEORGE II GLASS SCENT-BOTTLE WITH GOLD CAGEWORK
ENGLISH, CIRCA 1750/60
upright cut glass flask of rectangular section, overlaid with pierced gold cagework embossed with architectural elements, fluted scrolls, flowers and leaves, glass stopper, independent gold cap chased with diagonal stripes and flowers, with opaque white enamel band inscribed 'MARQUE DE MON AMITIE'
2 7/8 in. (73 mm.) high
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