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Sablé perfume bottle

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Small perfume bottle, sablé round with flattened sides, gilded hinged top, 2 cupids, one holding crown, other holding fleur-de-lis.

Provenance

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection, to the MFA 1943

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

sablé

French, 18th century

Dimensions

L: 0.045 m (pictured right)

Accession Number

43.2307

Medium or Technique

Glass beads and gilded metal over milk glass; sablé

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles