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BXD.SET/3 BOTTLES:MINIATURES ON IVORY

Auction:
2044
Lot:
166
Sold for:
$588$500

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Auction:
Sale #2044 - 2044
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
January 13, 2001 10:00AM

Description:

Continental Cased Set of Three Perfume Bottles, late 19th century, the three square bottles mounted with gilt-metal quatrefoil neck bands, with gilt-metal rope twist-edged lids set with painted miniatures on ivory under glass, each depicting a European city scene, enclosed in fitted dome top leather carrying case, mounted with mother of pearl bands accented by gilt-metal flowerheads, bottle ht. 2 5/8 in., box ht. 3 3/8, lg. 6, wd. 2 3/4 in.
Estimate $300-500

Keywords

gilt-metal flowerheads, gilt-metal quatrefoil neck bands, gilt-metal rope