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

 

 

 

 

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