27 June 2005
A 'GIRL-IN-THE-SWING' GOLD-MOUNTED DOUBLE-SCENT-BOTTLE AND STOPPERS
CIRCA 1755, CHARLES GOUYN'S FACTORY, ST. JAMES'S
Modelled as a seated boy with a bird and a dalmatian, before a tree-stump on a mound painted with scattered sprays, a flower-spray to the underside, with gold mounts to the neck, collar and footrim, the hound's collar with an enamel band inscribed MIG:NO:NE: (the porcelain stoppers detached and repaired, some minor damages to mounts)
2¾ in. (7 cm.) high
Mrs. Meyer Sassoon Collection
Mrs. Derek Fitzgerald, sale Sotheby's, London, 4th May 1965, lot 23 (£620 to Winifred Williams)
Ernesto Blohm Collection, no. 70.
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Kate Foster, Scent Bottles (London, 1966), p. 59, pl. 45.
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