Superb Perfume Scent Bottle Handpainted Enamel Chatelaine (ID:2922)


Handpainted enamel metal mounted porcelain perfume / scent bottle chatelaine with chain and finger ring.

Portrait of a child shepherd in flower / garden setting.

Made in England, early 19th century.

Measures a little under 3 1/4inches in height.

Diameter is approx 2 1/4inches.

Outstanding handpainted enamel: birds in a woody landscape, surrounded by beautiful roses / carnations and foliage.

Long-tailed and fantastically plumed and coloured exotic birds.

The other side has a young shepherd boy, possibly a religious figure or a child in heaven, depicted floating on clouds and praying.

Red glass insert with mechanical cover, engraved "Ortner & houle St James Street, London.

Set in gold-coloured metal with chain and finger ring.

No hallmarks.

Condition is good.

On the left hand, near the roses, if you look very closely, you will see a negligible flaw where the porcelain is held by the metal.


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