London, South Kensington
7 - 8 July 2010
A GEORGE II GOLD-MOUNTED GLASS SCENT-BOTTLE
Upright cut glass flask of oval section, overlaid with pierced gold cagework embossed with architectural elements, rocaille, flowerheads and foliage, the neck champlevé enamelled with opaque white band inscribed 'JAIME MON CHOIX', scroll and leaf-chased independent gold stopper with detached chain
3¼ in. (82 mm.) high
Margaret, Countess Spencer (1868-1908), wife of Charles Robert, 6th Earl Spencer (1857-1922), perhaps given to her by her father Edward Charles Baring, Baron Revelstoke (1828-1897).
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Albert Edward John, 7th Earl Spencer (1892-1975), Catalogue of Snuff Boxes at Althorp, 1937, no. 150.
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