༺ Fragrance Bottles ༻
A FRENCH TWO-COLOUR GOLD AND GEM-SET ROCK-CRYSTAL SCENT-BOTTLE <br />CIRCA 1870, MAKER'S MARK INDISTINCT, ATTRIBUTED TO LES FRERES FANNIERE <br />The compressed ovoid rock crystal body with two-colour gold foliage and strapwork mounts, set with ruby cabochons and rose cut diamonds, with female-capped foliage handles and pierced lid with beaded border and leafy knop, the lower body with baluster knop, <i>marked on cover and near handle, the neck with scratched inventory number 'D2594'</i><br ...
Mannerist Perfume Bottle German, late 17th century, formed as a pilgrim’s bottle, ribbed, encased in elaborate silver strapwork mounts with complex, often obscure symbolic devices in the Mannerist vocabulary, young female semi-nude as finial to screw cap, unmarked, 10-1/2 in.; notebook of research material accompanies this item moderate wear, professional repair to one side of strap work, good condition considering age. Provenance: Creech Collection, North Carolina
Antique gold mounted glass perfume scent bottle, c.1840, the fluted baluster shaped clear glass bottle with gold mounted foot, neck and hinged crown lid, the crown with openwork beaded top section and fabric lining, opening to reveal a girl and dog stopper, the shoulder, rim and foot engraved with foliate and floral detail.