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Hand-painted and enameled Staffordshire Scent Bottle

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Hand-painted and enameled Staffordshire Scent Bottle

Type: 
Scent bottle
Material(s): 
Cooper enamel, gilt metal stopper/neck mount
Designer/Maker: 
Unknown
Origin: 
England, Staffordshire area
Date or Era: 
Circa 1750
Dimensions: 
3 3/4" H x 1 1/2" W x 3/4" deep
Additional Information: 
All hand painted with enamel scenes: village and horseback rider and reverse with ship/wharf; rainbow color reserves, neck and gold scroll design. Gilt bird stopper. No restorations. For similar, see Launert, page 132, figure 137

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