c.1790 Hand Painted Glass Scent Perfume Bottle, Gilt metal Mounts

REF: 5079

c.1790 Hand Painted Glass Scent Perfume Bottle, Gilt metal Mounts

REF: 5079

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An exceptional lightly tapered glass scent bottle with a gilt metal screw top, scrollwork pattern gilt metal neck mount, suspensory chain, and glass stopper. The bottle has two hand painted panels, one featuring a couple in Rococo dress in an outdoor setting, the other depicting two men in a rocky setting approaching a chapel, both panels are framed with gilt outlines, the sides are embellished with gilt leaf sprays. Condition: surface haze to the bottle interior; light rubbing to the enamel; light wear; nothing further found. Circa 1790, German or Austrian. Height 13cm/5.25in, width 3cm/1.25in, depth 2cm/0.75in.

  • Height 13 cm / 5 332"
  • Width 3 cm / 1 316"
  • Depth 2 cm / 1316"