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Auction: Auction 08.07.2002
was auctioned on: 8 July 2002
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A Meissen silver-mounted scent-flask and silver stopper

Estimate: £4,000 - £5,000
ca. US$6,214 - US$7,767
Price realised:  £4,541
ca. US$7,054
Lot number 20, Views: 44

A Meissen silver-mounted scent-flask and silver stopper Circa 1725, blue enamel crossed swords mark Of flattened globular pilgrim flask form with female mask-head handles, the lower part moulded with gilt gadrooning, each side painted with a harbour scene, merchants on quaysides before ships within gilt line quatrefoil cartouches with Böttger -lustre panels and iron-red and purple scrollwork, the stepped cylindrical neck with further scrollwork, the silver stopper formed as leaves, the silver mount to the foot chased with zig-zag pattern (minute chip to one mask-head, some rubbing to gilding and Böttger -lustre panels) 3½ in. (9 cm.) high

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Auction 08.07.2002
Date of the auction: 8 Jul 2002
Address: Christie's
London, King Street