A pair of Chelsea or St. James porcelain mounted scent bottles Circa 1755
Lot 326
A pair of Chelsea or St. James porcelain mounted scent bottles Circa 1755
Sold for £1,500 (US$ 2,523) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A pair of Chelsea or St. James porcelain mounted scent bottles
Circa 1755
Each cylindrical glass bottle cut with shallow concave diamond shapes, the white enamel neck mounts each inscribed, the enamelled porcelain finials formed as doves, in a fitted shagreen case, height 6.5 cm.

Footnotes

  • The inscriptions read;
    Pour la Plus Belle and ?lein D'Amitte.
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