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.
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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