14 June 2006
A WEDGWOOD PALE BLUE AND WHITE JASPER GILT-METAL MOUNTED CIRCULAR SCENT BOTTLE
With a three-quarter length portrait to each side, the first modelled as the comte de Mirabeau, the reverse with the duc d'Orléans, within borders of rose swags and paterae, with engraved and hinged gilt-metal mounted cover and suspension chain
2 1/8 in. (5.5 cm.) long excluding mounts
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Cf. Robin Reilly, Wedgwood Vol I, p. 549, pl. 777 for a similar scent bottle. These portraits were produced as a series depicting figures of the French Revolution.
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