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French lay down bottle

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French lay down bottle

Type: 
Purse perfume bottle
Material(s): 
Porcelain and silver
Designer/Maker: 
unknown
Origin: 
France
Date or Era: 
19th century
Dimensions: 
4.5 in.
Additional Information: 
Painted on the front of bottle is a portrait of Henrietta Maria of France with the following inscription: "Marie Avg Gallia Et Nav Reg," beneath a white and gilt heightened fleur-de-lis molded in high relief. The reverse side is molded in a pattern of gilt heightened white foliate scrolls. Appeared in the Perfume Bottle Quarterly, Summer 2013.

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