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English Porcelain Scent Bottle - Heron

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English Porcelain Scent Bottle - Heron

Type: 
Laydown scent bottle
Material(s): 
White porcelain, gilt brass top, and hand painted raised enamel decoration
Designer/Maker: 
unknown
Origin: 
English
Date or Era: 
1890
Dimensions: 
4.5" long
Additional Information: 
This white porcelain scent bottle, hand painted with a crane or heron, stylized pine like clouds and trailing branches with blossoms motif, is illustrative of Japonisme (the European fascination with Japan in the late 19th century).

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