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FS42: Two Day Fine Art Sale

A St.James's [Charles Gouyn] Gilt-metal Mounted Scent Bottle and Stopper

Auction Lot FS42/592

A St.James's [Charles Gouyn] gilt-metal mounted scent bottle and stopper in the form of a bird with wings spread and one claw clasping a tree stump, the head forming the stopper, painted in brightly coloured enamels, the concave base with floral sprigs and a bouquet, circa 1755, 5.5cm high [some restoration]. *Note Cf. G E.Bryant 'The Chelsea Porcelain Toys' page 57 pl.8/1.

A St.James's [Charles Gouyn] Gilt-metal Mounted Scent Bottle and Stopper (FS42/592) offered in our Two Day Fine Art Sale starting on 16th April 2019 at our salerooms in Exeter, Devon.

Lot Description

A St.James's [Charles Gouyn] gilt-metal mounted scent bottle and stopper in the form of a bird with wings spread and one claw clasping a tree stump, the head forming the stopper, painted in brightly coloured enamels, the concave base with floral sprigs and a bouquet, circa 1755, 5.5cm high [some restoration]. *Note Cf. G E.Bryant 'The Chelsea Porcelain Toys' page 57 pl.8/1.

Price Realised

£4,700

Department

Ceramics and Glass

Fine Art Category

18th Century English Porcelain

Sale Information

FS42: Two Day Fine Art Sale
Tuesday, 16th April 2019
Wednesday, 17th April 2019

Okehampton Street, Exeter

This lot will be sold after 10:00am on Wednesday, 17th April 2019 as part of the Oriental and European Ceramics and Glassware section of the sale.

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Okehampton Street, Exeter

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Important Notes

Weights and measurements are approximate guidelines only, unless otherwise stated to the contrary.

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