DERBY Floral Encrusted Scent Bottle
c.1820. Dimension of bottle: Height: 13cm, width: 9cm SOLD
This Derby scent bottles is a delicate delight.
The fineness of the applied flowers and the naturalistic manner in which they creep up the bottle is wonderful. A really pretty piece.
Condition: some minor losses to flowers as is normal with such pieces.
(Reference: Derby scent encrusted)
Provenance: the Cordwent Collection. Illustrated in 'Derby Porcelain 1748-1848', by John Twitchett, page 231