27 June 2005
A GERMAN PORCELAIN GILT-METAL MOUNTED SCENT-BOTTLE IN THE FORM OF A GREYHOUND
POSSIBLY LATE 18TH CENTURY
Modelled in a recumbent pose with its legs tucked under its body and its tail curled around its left flank, with a gilt-metal collar around its neck and its head forming the stopper, its pale-brown coat with a white chest (minute areas of wear)
5 3/8 in. (13.7 cm.) long overall
Otto and Magdalena Blohm Collection, no. 992
Their daughter, Beatrice Blohm von Rumohr.
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(Blohm Collection label attached to underside of its head)
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