A Chelsea triple scent bottle (minor chips)
Lot 74
A Chelsea triple scent bottle circa 1755
Sold for £1,680 (US$ 2,823) inc. premium
Lot Details
A Chelsea triple scent bottle
circa 1755
Modelled as a hen and three chicks perched on a log, the heads of the three larger birds mounted in gilt metal to form the stoppers, the smallest chick pecking the ground, all carefully coloured, set on a domed base painted with grass, the underside with a gilt rose spray, dentil gilding around the rim, 7.6cm high (base restored, minor chips and wear to gilding)

Footnotes

  • For this model, see G.E. Bryant, The Chelsea Porcelain Toys (1925), plate 3 no 4
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