London, South Kensington
12 June 2003
Two English porcelain scent-flasks and stoppers
Circa 1835, each incised No. 5, probably Derby
Modelled as a shepherd and shepherdess embracing before a tree trunk, a hound and a sheep at their feet, the rocky-mound base and tree trunk applied with flowers and foliage, the stoppers formed as bouquets
6 in. (15.2 cm.) high (2)
Each with paper-label for the Wallrock Collection.
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One scent-flask bears a paper-label inscribed: FROM The Colln. of the late Mrs Pearson Daughter of Admiral T. GILL a contemporary of Nelson & commander of HMS Majestic 1845.
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