14 June 2006
A GEORGE III ENAMEL VINAIGRETTE, AN ENAMEL SCENT-BOTTLE AND TWO BOXES
Each egg shaped and with metal rim, enamelled in pink, grey or pale green with a mottled finish, the first enamelled 'Esteem the Giver'
1 7/8 in. (50 mm.) long and smaller (4)
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