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Scent bottle box

Onyx, silver-gilt and enameled mounts. Figure of girl, carved in onyx, mounted with silver-gilt bands. Stopper for perfume forms head; inscription around neck in enamel reads: "gage d'amitie" (testimonial of friendship). Carries covered basket, with silver-gilt mount.

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour

late 18th century

Object Place

England

Dimensions

9.52 cm (3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

68.615c

Medium or Technique

Stone; onyx

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Vessels