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Victorian Queenshead perfume

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Victorian Queenshead perfume

Type: 
Perfume
Material(s): 
Porcelain & silver
Designer/Maker: 
Gilt silver by Sampson Mordan & Co.; porcelain attributed to Minton.
Markings: 
Bottle marked E. Grace
Origin: 
London, England
Date or Era: 
1874
Dimensions: 
2.9 in. length
Additional Information: 
Small yellow porcelain perfume bottle, possibly for a chatelaine, with original silver-gilt cap suspended from a finger ring by links connected to a rope collar. Bird and little flowers and grasses design are finely painted. Reverse shows lotus flower with two dragonflies.

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