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Three Silver Mounted Japanese Geisha Transfer Printed Porcelain Perfume Bottles

Auction:
2067
Lot:
116
Sold for:
$259$225

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Auction:
Sale #2067 - 2067
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 06, 2001 10:00AM

Description:

Three Silver Mounted Japanese Geisha Transfer Printed Porcelain Perfume Bottles, early 20th century, oblong, oval, and tapered cylindrical forms, each painted and printed with scenes of geisha arranging flowers, playing music, or practicing origami, the silver lids with English hallmarks, two Birmingham, 1904, one London, 1913, lg. 2 1/8 to 2 7/8 in.
Estimate $200-300

Keywords

London, Bottle, Geisha, Japan, Japanese culture, Japanese dance, Japanese society, Silver