c.1890 Bird Enamelled Porcelain Scent Perfume Bottle with Mirror

REF: 4916

c.1890 Bird Enamelled Porcelain Scent Perfume Bottle with Mirror

REF: 4916

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A splendid monocular shape porcelain scent bottle, with gilt metal mounts, ornate finger-ring chain, and glass stopper, the base is fitted with a mirror. The body is hand enamelled in polychrome with a perched bird, butterfly, flower heads, and leaf sprays, plus additional gilt highlighting. Condition: rubbing to the gilt metal; one or two small dints to the top, light wear; nothing further found; hinge firm, good snap closure. Circa 1890, Continental, probably Austrian or Swiss. Height 7cm/2.76in, base diameter 2.8cm/1.1in.

  • Height 7 cm (2.76")
  • Diameter 2.8 cm (1.1")