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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).