27 June 2005
A KELSTERBACH GOLD-MOUNTED SCENT-BOTTLE
Modelled as a putto seated astride a tree-stump with his body twisted, holding a yellow cornucopia issuing flowers and a cylindrical neck with a foliate mount, the stopper formed a large pink rose, wearing a green hat and seated on a gilt and blue flowered white robe draped over his right leg, the brightly coloured tree-stump on a shaped oval green mound base (restoration to right toes and brim of hat at front, small restored chip to brim at back, slight chipping to rose, tree-stump and tip of cornucopia, small restuck chip to edge of base, slight flaking to green enamel)
2 7/8 in. (7.5 cm.) high
Otto and Magdalena Blohm Collection, sale Sotheby's London, 9th October 1961, lot 559 (£175 to Chester)
Beatrice Blohm von Rumohr Collection.
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Kurt Röder, Kelsterbacher Porzellan, pl. XXI, no. 115 (o).
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